Author: peterswilson

The New Babylon
I recently had the pleasure of conducting Dimitri Shostakovitch’s score to the 1929 Soviet film by Grigori Kozintsev & Leonid Trauberg The New Babylon.  This was an early score, opus 18, written [...]
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On the Road to Shenzhen
I recently had the pleasure of conducting the orchestra in Shenzhen, China.  Shenzhen is an ultra-modern city just across the border from Hong Kong, which remains a special administrative region [...]
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A dip in the Lake
Tchaikovsky�s epic ballet, Swan Lake, is a Mt. Everest of sorts for any ballet company, and certainly for the conductor. It is the quintessential ballet in most minds, as it [...]
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New Works and Old Friends
Building a new ballet from vision to performance is something I had never experienced until recently at the Tulsa Ballet. As a part of the Company’s 60th anniversary season, Artistic [...]
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January 2017
January can be a dull month, but not so this year! Having led 12 performances of Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker with the Tulsa Ballet and BalletMet Columbus, I enjoyed a week of [...]
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Onegin
I recently performed Onegin with the Tulsa Ballet to great success. I was not familiar with the work, but it is a stunning setting of the Alexander Pushkin novel in [...]
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Remembering Louis and more
With the passing recently of one of my teachers, Louis Lane, I am yet again reminded of my own mortality. I had the pleasure of knowing Mr. Lane during my [...]
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2015 Year in Review
The end of an old calendar year always seems to be replete with review and reflection, and my own personal exercise of this practice reveals that 2015 has been among [...]
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