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For the first time the orchestra came to the Philharmonie with its new chief conductor Gustavo Gimeno, and his handwriting is already on the wall.

Kölnische Rundschau

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Gustavo Gimeno breaks through internationally with his perfect baton technique and the enormous energy and tension that he creates.

Handelsblad

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This was an interpretation of power and insight, which illuminated the full luxuriant brilliance of Rimsky’s orchestration as well as the élan of the performers.

Pamela Nash
Bachtrack

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Mr. Gimeno, with the grace and elegance of a ballet dancer, indicated each detail clearly, eliciting some of the evening’s best orchestral effects.

Robert Croan
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

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Je me sens désormais à la Philharmonie comme à la maison et les gens de l’OPL sont devenus ma famille. Je n’ai plus un pied ici et un pied ailleurs. Je suis désormais entièrement là.

Pablo Chimienti
Le Quotidien

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I love teamwork, I love to build up something together with a shared commitment and vision of the future. And we have all this at the Philharmonie and in the OPL, so I am very happy.

OPL Season Brochure (2015/16)

Critical Acclaim

Gimeno knew how to keep the tension and made the musicians of the Radio Philharmonic Orchestra, who strongly supported him, excel.

Joep Stapel
NRC Handelsblad

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Gimeno with his precise signaling knows how to get what he wants from the Gewandhausorchester. It is a pleasure to watch this most creative artistic personality at work.

Tatjana Böhme-Meiner
Leipziger Volkszeitung

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(Gimeno) breaks through internationally with his perfect baton technique and the enormous energy and tension that he creates.

Kasper Jansen
NRC Handelsblad

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It's about listening. The conductor doesn't just give every beat, they react to the music. It was when he was hearing the music that he knew what to do. -Gustavo

Rebecca Franks
Classical-music.com

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Gustavo Gimeno is a true discovery. (…) Rarely could Tchaikovsky’s overture for 'Romeo and Juliet' be heard in such a transparent way at the Gasteig.

Robert Braunmüller
Abendzeitung München