Leif Segerstam : conductor, composer

Most people have heard of "Beethoven's 5th" but they may not know that he wrote nine symphonies.  Far fewer will know how many symphonies Mozart (41) or Haydn (104) wrote.  But at one point in music history the symphony was the basic genre-form for orchestra. The symphony prospered in the 18th century and was still a vibrant … Continue reading Leif Segerstam : conductor, composer