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REVIEW: Julian Kuerti’s fine MSO debut

By Tom Strini Conductor Julian Kuerti introduced himself to Milwaukee Friday night with Gyorgy Ligeti's Concert Românesc. I'd never heard of this 1951 item,

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NAC Orchestra to tour Atlantic Canada


The tour will put a spotlight on Canadian conductor Julian Kuerti, an alumnus of the National Arts Centre's Summer Music Institute, who is in demand as a
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REVIEW: Glass’ Concerto a Hit with CSO Crowd: Music in Cincinnati

taking_a_bow_after_Glass_Concerto_93011.jpg. from left: Philip Glass, Richard Jensen,Julian Kuerti and Patrick Schleker
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REVIEW: Concerto Fantasy for Two Timpanists performance dazzles

from the Timpani Concerto to the orchestra's sensational performance of Stravinsky's “The Firebird” Suite (1919) led by guest conductor Julian Kuerti,

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The renowned American composer Philip Glass joins forces with an up-and-coming conductor, Julian Kuerti, for a concert that the Cincinnati Symphony

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Philip Glass to be inducted into American Classical Music Hall of Fame

The concert, conducted by guest maestro Julian Kuerti (who, I believe, is making his third appearance here since the CSO began its search for a music

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The State of Being Alone in a Field

A very well-written (and humorous!) account of one of my earliest formative musical experiences. Set down by long-time friend and member of the Minnesota Orchestra, Sam Bergman, who was there as a participant and it turns out also an expert witness, able to write it all out 20 years later in great detail. Thanks Sam!

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Review: Grab Your Wolf Suits and Open Your Ears

Though billed as a concert, this was really a quasi-production imaginatively staged by the choreographer Seán Curran and starring an appealing young soprano, Danya Katok, as the rambunctious young Max. In his City Opera debut Julian Kuerti, a rising Canadian conductor who was an assistant to James Levine at the Boston Symphony Orchestra, drew a bustling, moody and colorful performance of Mr. Knussen’s 50-minute score from the impressive City Opera Orchestra.

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Interview: Julian Kuerti following his individual path

‘Where the Wild Things Are’ will be young conductor’s New York debut, but what he really wants is his own orchestra.

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Q&A: Where the Wild Things Are at New York City Opera

On April 9 Julian Kuerti makes his New York and New York City Opera debut leading Oliver Knussen’s Where the Wild Things Are.  The Canadian conductor recently completed his three-year post as Assistant Conductor to James Levine at the Boston Symphony Orchestra.  This season he has made significant debuts with the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra, Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra, Seattle, New Jersey, Vancouver, Rochester, Toledo and Quebec Symphonies, and he will conduct the Atlanta Symphony for the first time later this month.

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