In December, 2008, the British music magazine Gramophone ranked the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra as the "World's Greatest Orchestra." On Monday, February 15th, Washington Performing Arts Society brings chief conductor Mariss Jansons and the orchestra to the Kennedy Center Concert Hall to perform Rachmaninoff's 2nd symphony, and Jean Sibelius' Violin Concerto in D minor, with Dutch violinist Janine Jansen. Classical WETA's Deb Lamberton spoke with Maestro Jansons, and offers this audio portrait of the award-winning conductor.
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