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 Re: RIP Bernard Haitink
Author: Liquorice 
Date:   2021-10-23 02:42

In one performance of an opera with maestro Haitink I had an experience which I have never had with any other conductor:

I had a short lyrical solo in Parsifal. At some point during the solo Haitink made a gesture which forced me to react with spontaneous dynamic and rubato adjustments. A moment after that event I remember thinking: "Wow, that was really beautiful!". I hadn't planned to do it, Haitink just brought it out of me. It was a singular moment in my career where I felt that I was "played" by a conductor in such a way that I produced something greater than that which I could possibly have done on my own.

Thank you maestro.

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