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
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.