Andris Nelsons

Each January, Bachtrack ( publishes statistics for its listings for the year just ended. The average age of the top ten busiest conductors has fallen, with three conductors in their 30s (Nelsons, Dudamel, Nézet-Séguin). There is only 1 female conductor (Marin Alsop) in the top 50. According to statistics, the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra is the busiest concert orchestra. 2014 saw a rise into the top 10 most performed composers for Ravel and Dvořák, with Rachmaninov not far behind at No.14, up 8 places on 2013. For the first time, Haydn has fallen out of the top 10 composers.

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