Category Archives: Music

Leon Fleisher

Peter Gelb

General manager of the Metropolitan Opera in New York. They have an annual budget of 250-260mm a year. He worked there as an usher when he was young. He has no formal musical training, but he’s now running the world’s biggest opera house. It’s interesting to be juxtapositioned with Liz because she’s transforming Lincoln Center […]

Gran Tourismo

Miguel Angel Corzo is giving a background on the music here at the conference. All of the music is from students at his conservatory, the Colburn Institute. He thought it’d be a good start to talk about one piece, called Gran Tourismo. In his view these conferences really are about a sense of discovery, a […]