Celebrating Carl Nielsen with Nikolaj Szeps-Znaider

Friday, October 1, 2021

The Carl Nielsen International Competition's President on the composer's legacy

This weekend marks the 90th anniversary of the death of Carl Nielsen, and one of the most prominent flag-bearers for his legacy today is the Carl Nielsen International Competition. In this week’s Gramophone podcast, Editor Martin Cullingford talks to the competition's President, the violinist and conductor Nikolaj Szeps-Znaider, about some innovative changes to next year's edition – and about the music of the composer it's named after.

This week's Gramophone Podcast is in association with Leipzig – the City of Music, where in June and July 2022 the Leipzig Opera Festival will focus on the music of Wagner. For full information at visit wagner22.de 

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