Strauss: Also Sprach Zarasthustra, Macbeth & Till Eulenspiegel
This C Major DVD features rising star conductor Andris Nelsons leading the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra in a program of popular Richard Strauss orchestral works: Till Eulenspiegel, Macbeth and Also Sprach Zarathustra. Andris Nelsons is one of todays most sought-after young conductors, having worked with the worlds most important orchestras including the Berlin, Vienna, New York, Royal Concertgebouw and Philharmonia Orchestras. He is a regular guest at Covent Garden, the MET, Wiener and Deutsche Staatsoper and at Bayreuth. Mr. Nelsons tenure as Music Director of the City of Birmingham Symphony (2008-summer 2015) garnered much critical acclaim. Beginning with the 2014/15 concert season, Mr. Nelsons assumes the role and duties of Music Director of the Boston Symphony Orchestra.
“A chance to watch the conductor who topped last year’s Also sprach Collection conduct the work of the RCO.” (Gramophone Editor’s Choice, March 2015)