Donato Cabrera is the music director of the San Francisco Symphony Youth Orchestra, resident conductor of the San Francisco Symphony, music director of the Green Bay Symphony Orchestra, and most recently, the director of music for the New Hampshire Music Festival. The six-week celebration of classical and chamber music performed each summer at the Silver Center at Plymouth State University is coming to a close on Aug. 16. Back in June, Virginia Prescott spoke with Donato Cabrera about his work and the then upcoming festival.
Donato Cabrera is the man Festival officials say will provide “bold, visionary leadership” in the years to come. But first, he joins All Things Considered host Brady Carlson to talk about his new job - which, by the way, is in addition to jobs with orchestras in San Francisco and Green Bay.