Jesus Lopez-Cobos

May 05, 2018
Jesús López Cobos in 2015

Jesús López Cobos in 2015

By Franz Johann Morgenbesser from Vienna, Austria - Lopez-Cobos.Jesus&-Brigitte,-Zirm-Mathias-6122, CC BY-SA 2.0,

The Spanish conductor Jesus Lopez-Cobos passed away recently. Although of Spanish birth, he strongly resisted the reputation of being a specialist in Spanish music. He had a very wide repertory, including the symphonies of Mahler and Bruckner. Very active in opera houses, he became in the 1980s the conductor of the Cincinnati Symphony, where he made many records for the Telarc label.

On this week's Classics of the Phonograph, Saturday at 11 am on WILL-FM, we will sample his discography. 

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