Great Performances

Patrick Summers on Conducting Moby-Dick

Clip: Season 41 Episode 6 | 6m 18s

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.

Aired: 11/01/13

Rating: NR

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