Aside from Andris Nelsons, who is concussed in a Bavarian hospital and will be depped by Carlo Montanaro (pictured), the festival has lost Friday and Sunday conductor Christoph Eschenbach to an inner-ear infection.
His Friday stand-in maestro is Edo de Waart, with Garrick Ohlsson taking Eschenbach’s other role as pianist. Sunday afternoon will feature former BSO Assistant Conductor and current Seattle Symphony Music Director Ludovic Morlot. Is this a record number of conductor changes in one weekend?
Oh, and will Eschy be fit to handle the Mozart-Da Ponte triptych at Salzburg?