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Mariss Jansons © Peter Meisel

Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra

The Rolls-Royce Among Orchestras

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The Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra is regarded as one of the best in the world – it is often listed alongside the Berlin Philharmonic as one of the German representatives on the lists of critics’ favourites. And although the orchestra was moulded into what it is today by chief conductors such as Rafael Kubelik and Lorin Maazel, maestro Mariss Jansons has taken the sound identity to another, higher level. »For me as a conductor it’s like driving a Rolls-Royce. This orchestra can, quite simply, do everything,« says Jansons, who has been conducting the prestigious ensemble with brilliance and enthusiasm since 2003.

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