Roy Goodman Speaks



Roy Goodman (photo: courtesy of the artist)

Distinguished conductor Roy Goodman, formerly a renowned baroque violinist, is to guest direct the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment (OAE). He took part in the OAE’s “speed interview” series where he was asked a combination of personal and professional questions.

Here’s a taste of ones related to music.

What other talent or skill would you like to possess?
To be an accomplished Jazz pianist.

What is the most played piece of music on your MP3 player or in your CD collection?
Ben Webster (tenor sax) plays Ballads.

What’s the best thing about working with the OAE?
Happy memories of my ‘purple-patch’ days as OAE concertmaster from 1987 with Sir Charles Mackerras, Simon Rattle, Iván Fischer & Frans Brüggen.

Read more: Roy Goodman: Speed Interview (OAE Blog)

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