VIDEO PODCAST: Slava Ukraini! - recorded on 24 February 2022, the day Europe woke up to the news that Vladimir Putin's Russian forces had invaded Ukraine. A fifty minute video which also features Caitríona O'Leary and Eric Fraad discussing their new film Island of Saints, and pays tribute to Joseph Horovitz, Malcolm Troup and Maria Nockin.
Italian conductor Edoardo Müller was born in Trieste on 16 June 1938.
He was initially a pianist, then worked as assistant conductor to Claudio Abbado, Karl Böhm, Carlos Kleiber and others before making his own professional debut as a conductor at the Maggio Musicale Fiorentino in 1973.
From 1980 until 2011 he worked as a conductor for San Diego Opera. From 2005 he was principal conductor. From 1984 until 2006 he also conducted many performances at New York Metropolitan Opera, and also worked with Bavarian State Opera, the Canadian Opera Company, La Fenice, La Scala, Opéra de Nice, Teatro Colón and various other companies in the USA.
Edoardo Müller died in Milan on 24 June 2016, aged seventy-eight.
Ensemble. Uncurbed Impulses - Bizet's 'Carmen' at San Diego Opera, appreciated by Maria Nockin
Ensemble. A Smooth Delivery - Maria Nockin was at San Diego for Puccini's 'Turandot'
Ensemble. A Fine Performance - Verdi's 'Nabucco' from San Diego Opera, enjoyed by Maria Nockin
Ensemble. Ringing Intensity - 'Madama Butterfly' from San Diego Opera, reviewed by Maria Nockin
Ensemble. Outstanding Performance - A San Diego performance of Verdi's 'Rigoletto' impresses Maria Nockin
Ensemble. Amazing Clarity - Greer Grimsley sings Scarpia in 'Tosca' from San Diego, experienced by Maria Nockin
Ensemble. A Trip to Heaven - 'Cavalleria Rusticana' and 'I Pagliacci' at San Diego Opera, enjoyed by Maria Nockin
Musically Thrilling - 'Maria Stuarda' at San Diego Opera, reviewed by Maria Nockin
Ensemble. A Magnetic Presence - Mozart's 'Figaro' at San Diego Opera, reviewed by Maria Nockin
Ensemble. An Imaginative Production - 'Il Trovatore' in San Diego, reviewed by Maria Nockin