Conducting the BRSO season-ender in Munich, he says this of the Gasteig: ‘This is not anyone’s favourite concert hall in the world. It’s a difficult place, it’s a dry place. You have to fill it with the humanity that it won’t naturally give you.’
Mariss Jansons, the last BRSO music director, campaigned to his final breath to get a new hall. Could Simon be raising his baton?
Especially as his London hall is a non-starter.