Why Kirill Petrenko gives no interviewsmain
I think the reason must be he’s so bad at it.
Here’s a respectful conversation the Berlin Phil has just posted with cellist Martin Menking.
Petrenko is slow, ruminative, repetitive, uninteresting – and the interviewer does nothing to hurry him along and extract something worthy of the public attention. The only question is whether he will fall asleep before we do.