Paris orchestra has no complaints about Daniele Gattimain
Musicians in the Orchestre National de France, where Gatti was music director for eight years before upgrading to the Concertgebouw, say they have no cause for complaint about his conduct, on or off the podium.
One of the musicians’ union reps says they are shocked at his dismissal by the Concertgebouw on the basis of a Washington Post report and unnamed complaints by Amsterdam musicians. In Paris, such matters are handled differently.
Gatti, it appears, will be welcomed back in Paris and may be asked to conduct next year’s national July 14 concert.