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Patrick Summers on Conducting Moby-Dick

  • Aired: 11/01/2013
  • 06:18
  • Rating: NR
Patrick Summer is the conductor of San Francisco Opera's "Moby-Dick." He describes presenting new work as "one of the most vital things we do in the performing arts" and discusses how a living composer provides additional details beyond what's written in the score.
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