Nobel Prize committee names its conductormain
They have chosen the most important functionary at the annual awards ceremony, after the King of Sweden.
The man who will conduct this year’s Nobel Prize concert on December 8 is Andris Nelsons, incoming Boston Symphony music director. His wife, Kristine Opolais, will sing the Letter Scene from Eugene Onegin. Hakan Hardenberger will play Rolf Martinsson’s trumpet concerto and the concert will conclude with Beethoven’s seventh symphony.