The Cleveland Orchestra
Greatest Inspiration: I find the greatest inspiration in the beauty of nature and close relationships.
Most Inspiring Person: One of the most inspiring people in my life, back in my student days, was my fellow Austrian and longtime Berlin Philharmonic conductor, Herbert von Karajan.
Favorite Quote: “Life without music would be an error.” ― Friedrich Nietzsche, philosopher, poet and writer
Best Advice: Never stop learning.
Important Lesson Learned: Failure is an important part of personal growth.