Tuesday, March 8, 2016

RIP Nikolaus Harnoncourt

Man. Christopher Hogwood, Claudio Abbado, Nikolaus Harnoncourt...it's been a tough decade for maestri. And, not to be grim or nothin', but I just discovered that my boy Herbert Blomstedt—maybe my all-time favorite conductor, which is a bit like preferring the Replacements to the Rolling Stones—was born two years before Harnoncourt, six years before Abbado, fourteen before Hogwood...

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