There is a kind of extra thrill jumping in for a colleague, especially when it involves an almost 30 hour flight schedule, 17.000 k travel. That certainly gives you enough time to prepare a new score (really beautiful piece by Hosokawa in this case). Sleeping on a flight never really works anyway.
The Vancouver Symphony Orchestra (VSO) is pleased to announce that Maestro Otto Tausk will become Music Director beginning July 1, 2018, for the VSO’s 100th Anniversary Season. Tausk will also become Artistic Advisor to the VSO School of Music, and Artistic Advisor to the VSO Institute in Whistler. Maestro Tausk will hold the interim title of Music Director Designate until July, 2018, at which point he will assume full Music Director duties for the 2018/2019 season.
Richard Strauss: Vier letzte Lieder für Sopran und Orchester AV 150 (1948) Antonin Dvorák: Die Waldtaube - Sinfonische Dichtung op. 110 Igor Strawinsky: Le Rossignol (Die Nachtigall) - Lyrische Oper in 3 Akten