On Alan Gilbert and the beasts of the jungle,
with Classical Music agony aunt ALICE McVEIGH
Copyright © 30 March 2012
Alice McVeigh, Kent UK
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...