13 May 2016

The captivating conductor

From Upbeat, 1:30 pm on 13 May 2016
Gustavo Gimeno

Gustavo Gimeno Photo: Marco Borggreve

Gustavo Gimeno was born to be a conductor - according to former mentor Mariss Jansons at the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra where Gimeno used to be principal percussionist. The endearing young Spaniard leads the NZSO and top ranked British pianist Stephen Hough in a performance of music by Brahms, Shostakovich and Gareth Farr.