Meet the conductor: Mirga Grazinyte-Tyla

I have posted before about a conductor whom I would like to meet, or at least to listen further to her music interpretations.

Mirga Grazinyte-Tyla

Music fans around the world are learning how to pronounce the name of Lithuanian-born Grazinyte-Tyla after last month’s announcement that she would lead the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra. The 29-year-old had already been making waves at the Los Angeles Philharmonic, where she was a Dudamel Fellow, and will return as an associate conductor next season.

Here she is, conducting the Los Angeles Philharmonic:

As I perceive her, I see a leader and a passionate music lover. These are totally key ingredients for inspiring a group of players to do their absolute best.


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