The Italian conductor Ricardo Chailly is 60 years old today. He was born in Milan in 1953 and got an auspicious start in his chosen career when he became an assistant conductor to Claudio Abbado at La Scala when he was 20. Chailly made his conducting debut there in 1978 and went on to become one [...]
Pianist Helene Grimaud proves that great things come in small packages.
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This year’s Lucerne festival has come and gone and the reviews are in.