Pablo Heras-Casado: Polymath on the Podium

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Pablo Heras-Casado conducts a rehearsal of the Orchestra of St. Luke's (Brian Wise/WQXR)
Pablo Heras-Casado conducts a rehearsal of the Orchestra of St. Luke’s (Brian Wise/WQXR)

August 14, 2015

Among the conductors who has appeared on critics’ wish lists to succeed Alan Gilbert at the New York Philharmonic is Pablo Heras-Casado, music director of the Orchestra of St. Luke’s and assistant conductor of Madrid’s Teatro Real.

In August 2015, Heras-Casado spoke about his conducting activities in New York, his eclectic repertoire interests (from medieval to modern), and the need to present a less stuffy image of classical music. In this clip, he addresses the idea of seating areas where people can Tweet during the concert.

Read the full article at WQXR.org.