Nominee Spotlight: Ludovic Morlot

Robert Spano

GRAMMY-winning conductors Ludovic Morlot and Robert Spano took a moment at the Aspen Music Festival to speak about classical music today. Morlot, music director of the Seattle Symphony, and Spano, music director of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and music director at the Aspen Music Festival & School, spoke about the impact of winning a GRAMMY Award, the excitement of performing new and commissioned works, and the American Academy of Conducting at Aspen.

“I think of a symphony orchestra as being the heartbeat of a city” - Ludovic Morlot

(Ludovic Morlot is nominated with the Seattle Symphony for Best Engineered Album, Classical and Best Orchestral Performance for Dutilleux: Métaboles; L'Arbre Des Songes; Symphony No. 2, 'Le Double' and Best Classical Instrumental Solo for “Dutilleux: Violin Concerto, L’Arbre Des Songes") Watch here