Friday, February 10, 2012
Rediscovering His Roots
With his athletic presence, shoulder-length hair and black Nehru jacket, the Russian-born conductor Vladimir Jurowski radiates hipness. He has told interviewers that videos of the late Leonard Bernstein helped him rediscover his Jewish roots, after an entirely secular upbringing in Russia before the fall of Communism in 1990.
Here he is conducting Strauss. What else!!