Theodor Currentzis releases a perfume

Theodor Currentzis releases a perfume


norman lebrecht

June 27, 2018

It’s sweaty work, conducting.

So the maverick music director of Perm, Russia, has put his name to a niche Swiss fragrance.

It sells for 390 Euros.

Seriously? Seriously.


  • Daphne Badger says:


  • Caravaggio says:

    by Theodor Currentzis

  • May says:

    “Chat de l’eau” fits the maître and his clientele.

  • Dan oren says:

    Has to be The odor

  • Petros Linardos says:

    “There is a duty on journalists to stick to the facts, the whole facts and nothing but the facts.”
    Norman Lebrecht

    • Una says:

      What’s this got and James Levine got to do with perfume and Norman’s tongue in cheek post in true British style???

  • Gennady says:

    He is doing it since 2016. Here is the presentation (2017) where he talks about mystical other worlds

    You can buy this valuable item in two shops in Perm (Ural) on Lenin street 65 and Soviet street 28a

  • Barry Guerrero says:

    . . . might get sued for mal-odorous practice.

  • Rob says:

    Talk about cheap

  • Bruce says:

    I’m not a perfume guy, but I’d rather go with one of these:

  • Mathias Broucek says:

    What a berk

  • Sue says:

    Carlos Kleiber used to say two things were indispensable for the conductor: braces which withstood humidity, and hairspray. No mention of perfume.