Vancouver Magic

Thank you Vancouver for the warmest welcome possible! The past two weeks have been such an exciting experience for me. The days and nights filled with the best music, world class artists and experiencing the famous Vancouver magic when the sun comes out

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Otto Tausk
Tasmania

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.

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Diederik Gerbranda
Proms debut

My Proms debut, 1.8.2018, couldn’t have been with any other orchestra than my dear friends from the BBC NOW, with whom I’ve seen so many exciting different corners of music history in the past years.

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Diederik Gerbranda
Maestro Otto Tausk announced as next music director of the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra

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.

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Diederik Gerbranda