Steve Schwartz <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>We still seem to have a few composer conductors with us, Segerstam,
>Boulez, Previn, Skrowaczewski, and even Maazel and Tilson Thomas have
>composed some...same for Slatkin? and I would suppose Adams is more
>of a composer who conducts...seems like Boulez and Skrowaczewski fall
>somewhere inbetween...maybe even Segerstam, who is so prolific. Who
>else am I missing?
Pletnev for one. Pianist, composer and conductor --- who ensured critical
disapproval by refusing to follow current fashion in any of these fields.
Yes, I know he did piano arrangements of ballet music, but he wrote much
more. What I have heard of it is at least good, if not great.