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Gergiev sub wins US orch

June 24, 2014 by norman lebrecht

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Michael Francis, the LSO double-bass player who got his breaks deputising for a late or absent Valery Gergiev, has been named music director of the Florida Orch.

 

Michael Francis Conductor<br /><br /><br />
Photo: Marco Borggreve

 


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  1. Matt says:

    If I’m not mistaken, Mr. Francis also led the LSO in the Lisitsa’s recent Rachmaninoff recordings for Decca.

    I thought the orchestra sounded great in the performances I heard from that set.


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