Episode 186: David LaMarche

Guest conductor David LaMarche discusses his experiences in working with Alexei Ratmansky to bring Shostakovich Trilogy to the stage at ABT and the particulars about conducting this score. In addition, LaMarche talks about his unconventional path to conducting, his first exposure to Shostakovich’s music, and some interesting compositional aspects of Symphony No. 9, Chamber Symphony, and Piano Concerto No. 1—the three pieces of music in Shostakovich Trilogy.

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