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Episode 88 - David Afkham

November 28, 2021

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David Afkham is obviously a serious thinker about his conducting and music-making and that made for a fascinating chat!

I found out what the difference is between a Principal Conductor and a Chief Conductor / Artistic Advisor, we discussed the important topic of whether to use a stool in rehearsals, and he tells me his memories of working with and assisting the late, great, Bernard Haitink.

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This interview was recorded on 16th August 2021 via Zoom.