Conductor Andrew Litton started his career right here in Washington, as Exxon/Arts Endowment Assistant Conductor with the National Symphony Orchestra under the late Mstislav Rostropovich. Twenty-seven years later, his resume includes music directorships at orchestras from Dallas to Great Britain, as well as his current position conducting Norway's Bergen Philharmonic. Deb Lamberton talks with Mr. Litton about his life, his career, and what it's like to be a piano-playing conductor.
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