Thomas discusses with AJ Goldman from Gramophone Magazine his recent premiere recordings with the Northern Sinfonia of the first two Hans Gal Symphonies
The June 2011 edition of Gramophone Magazine features ‘violin virtuoso and music director of the Gateshead-based Northern Sinfonia’ Thomas Zehetmair, who discusses with AJ Goldmann what is special about the Sage Gateshead, the Northern Sinfonia and their recent premiere recordings of the first two Hans Gal Symphonies.
Since becoming the Northern Sinfonia’s Music Director in the 2002/03 season, Thomas’ work with them has gone from strength to strength, with his contract recently being extended to August 2014. Working with them on these symphonies has allowed him to cultivate his relationship with the orchestra in order to produce some wonderful recordings, while also continuing on their tradition of championing contemporary composers.
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