Maestro Ken-David Masur goes in-depth with the Boston Globe about how he started conducting after encouragement from the late Kurt Masur, and his upcoming project of leading the all-new staged production of Peer Gynt with the BSO.
Ken-David Masur, picking up the baton
Maestro Ken-David Masur talks with Huffington Post about challenging students at Boston University Tanglewood Institute to play pieces so difficult, “Anything they play after this will seem easy.”
For These Young Musicians At Tanglewood, Performing Only Gets Easier After This
Masur found his passion for conducting gave him something that ties all of the things he loves together; literature, the sound of the orchestra and story telling. The highlight will be conducting Mendelssohn’s “Scottish” symphony and he loves telling stories of Mendelssohn.
A Masterworks concert of “Prodigies” featuring Ken-David Masur with the Omaha Symphony