A Musical Homecoming
Myung-Whun Chung returns to Rome
to conduct Beethoven and Mahler,
heard by GIUSEPPE PENNISI
For Korean conductor Myung-Whun Chung, a concert with the Orchestra of the National Academy of Santa Cecilia is a homecoming. He was the orchestra's musical director from 1997 to 2005 and very much loved by audiences. He also left a major imprint in Florence and Venice. In early May, he was awarded the Premio Abbiati by the Italian National Association of Music Critics for his masterly conducting of Verdi's Simon Boccanegra at the inauguration of La Fenice opera house's 2014-2015 season ('Back in the Lagoon', 11 December 2014)...
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