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Episode 74 - Juanjo Mena

August 22, 2021


Juanjo Mena was such a charming person to chat with - softly spoken, open, warm, and honest.

I discovered what it is like studying with someone as intense as Sergiu Celibidache, what difficult task he sets any conductor who assists him, and he gives the most shocking answer to one of the ten questions ever - I was almost speechless when I heard it!

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This interview was recorded on 23rd February 2021 via Zoom.