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Offline Brewski

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"The Most Vital Conductor of Beethoven Is Ninety-four"
« on: September 03, 2021, 12:30:18 PM »
Good piece in a recent issue of The New Yorker on Herbert Blomstedt. (Normally the magazine has a paywall, but they do allow people to read a limited number of articles for free.)

https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2021/08/30/the-most-vital-conductor-of-beethoven-is-ninety-four

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Re: "The Most Vital Conductor of Beethoven Is Ninety-four"
« Reply #1 on: September 03, 2021, 04:46:48 PM »
He's doing Beethoven 5 and Nielsen 4 together with NYPO in March and I'm mighty tempted to make the flight.

Haven't read the piece yet - will tomorrow - but of course must register some doubt about that headline.