Eschenbach wins 2014 Grammy

    Christoph Eschenbach, former music director of the Philadelphia Orchestra, has won the 2014 Grammy for best classical compendium.

    Since leaving Philadelphia, he’s been a guest conductor with some of the finest orchestras and opera houses in the world, as well as music director of the National Symphony Orchestra and the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C.

    This drawing was done in 2005, and is one of many done in a week during which John Timpane and I went to every rehearsal as well as the culminating concert, and teamed up to produce an op-ed piece for the Inquirer on what that week was like for us. (It was, in a word, magical.)

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