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Ricardo Averbach talks about Seattle Symphony recording

Frank Johnson recently spoke by phone with Ricardo Averbach, Director of Orchestra Studies at Oxford's Miami University about a recording he conducted of the Seattle Symphony.  The orchestra performed AR Rahman's composition, "The Flying Lotus," and a cd of it was released this fall.

During this interview, Averbach talks in detail about Rahman's musical career as a movie composer for "Slum Dog Millionaire" and also Rahman's many other accomplishments.  There was also a discussion about the recording process for "The Flying Lotus" performance by the Seattle Symphony.