Breaking: Mariss Jansons falls ill on eve of China tour. Young Scot steps in.main
This just in from the Concertgebouworkest:
Having arrived in Beijing on their World Tour, the Royal Concertbegouw Orchestra’s Music Director Mariss Jansons has withdrawn on medical advice from conducting tomorrow night’s concert (Nov 13th) at the National Performing Arts Centre.
Stepping into the breach and making his RCO debut will be the young Scottish conductor Rory Macdonald who is travelling with the orchestra as cover conductor for Mr Jansons. Programme includes Stravinsky Firebird and Tchaikovsky 5th Symphony.