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Ask Alice, with Alice McVeigh

On Alan Gilbert and the beasts of the jungle,
with Classical Music agony aunt ALICE McVEIGH

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Hey Alice: read some discussion on CLASSM-L about Alan Gilbert recently, with people dissing him as a perfectly fine conductor but definitely on the 'B' list, and suggesting that he's just a temporary caretaker while the NYPO finds a real MD. Noticed your review of his Mahler 9 in London, with some rather ambiguous comments about him...

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