Klassik AirLeben 2014

Leipziger Rosental, Gewandhausorchester Leipzig, 2014

Shakespeare, Stravinsky and Alexander Shelley

Released: July 07, 2014 – Duration: 56:38
In this final NACOcast episode of the season, Nick talks to NAC Orchestra Music Director Designate Alexander Shelley about the two programmes he is conducting next season. Music excerpt: Carlo Maria Giulini – Chicago Symphony Orchestra – Stravinsky – The Firebird (Suite, 1919 version), Finale – Angel SFO-36039. See you in September!

“Ansichten” with Alexander Shelley

Alexander Shelley speaks with “Ansichten” at Radio Bremen about the Zukunftslabor project “Iolanta” in 2012

Klasse im Puls Interview mit Alexander Shelley Chorklassen Konzert mit Nürnberger Symphonikern

An interview with Alexander Shelley discussing the project of the Nuremberg Symphony Orchestra. June 2011. Bayerischer Rundfunk.

Klasse im puls Project Round-up Chorklassen Konzert mit Nürnberger Symphonikern Juni 2011

A Round-up of the Nuremberg Symphony’s “Klasse im Puls” project. June 2011.

Interview with Alexander Shelley, Tchaikovsky’s “Iolanta” Future Lab 2012

Interview with Alexander Shelley, Future Lab 2012

Interview with Alexander Shelley on Britten, Wagner, Rouse and Bridge

Britten, Wagner, Rouse and Bridge, Orquestra Sinfónica do Porto Casa da Música and Colin Currie, March 2013.

Future Lab of the Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen – “Polski Blues” 2011 ZDF report

From Faust II – Iolanta

Jacobs Graduation 2013 Keynote Address

Jacobs University Graduation Keynote Address, June 7th 2013.

La Bohème with Alexander Shelley

Released: September 17, 2012 – Duration: 53:03
Nick sits down with Alexander Shelley to discuss the state of opera, in particular, La Bohème by Giacomo Puccini, Shelley’s youth and inspiration to become an opera conductor.

Sibelius’ 2nd Symphony

Sibelius, Symphony No. 2, Simón Bolívar Youth Orchestra, July 31, 2009

Measuring Time

Released: November 04, 2009 – Duration: 42:32
Christopher has been thinking about metronomes. Here he discusses the history of that irritating but essential device, and talks with NACO guest conductor Alexander Shelley about Maelzel, Beethoven and the challenges of the metronome for modern conductors.

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