23 Dec 2011

Nicola Luisotti in conversation with Emmanuel Pahud (16 min.)

Nicola Luisotti from Tuscany is equally distinguished both as an opera and concert conductor, whose career has included such significant posts as music director of San Francisco Opera and the Teatro di San Carlo in Naples. Luisotti has also conducted successful opera performances at La Scala Milan, the Metropolitan Opera in New York and the Bayerische Staatsoper. To mark the musician’s guest appearance in Berlin in the winter of 2011, he discusses his unusual programme – which features Francis Poulenc’s rarely heard spiritual work Gloria and Prokofiev’s famous Fifth Symphony – with Emmanuel Pahud, principal flute with the Berliner Philharmoniker.

The concert