Karina Canellakis Conducts the WYSO Season Opener

Jun 29, 2017

Conductor Karina Canellakis

Karina Canellakis has conducted many of the world's top orchestras. She has taken her place on the podium for performances with the Los Angeles Philharmonic, the Scottish Chamber Orchestra, the Dallas Symphony Orchestra, the Luxembourg Philharmonic, and the Seattle Symphony Orchestra. This week she conducts the season opening concert of the World Youth Symphony Orchestra at Interlochen. The program will be broadcast live on Classical IPR at 8 p.m. on Sunday. It includes music by John Adams, Felix Mendelssohn, and Maurice Ravel. Karina Canellakis and Nancy Deneen sat down for a chat about this concert and time spent with the World Youth Symphony Orchestra.