Tag: San Francisco Symphony

Herbert Meets: Roderick Cox

Herbert Meets: Roderick Cox 

Roderick Cox by Grayson Lauffenburger

Styled by Pauline Hetger

Roderick Cox is a Berlin-based conductor that grew up in Macon, Georgia and that has already made his mark on the world stage with recent and upcoming appearances including the Los Angeles Philharmonic, Houston Grand Opera, and Philharmonia Orchestra in London and Deutsches-Symphonie Orchester. I came across a video of Roderick conducting Tchaikovsky 4 Symphony and was mesmerised with his physicality, musicality and power as he led the orchestra through the movement and wanted to know more about the conductor. When we spoke, I discovered that despite his gentle Southern manner, Roderick possessed a determination, persistence and vision that had and would continue to drive him to wherever he wanted to go.  read more

Herbert Meets: Willie Alexander

Herbert Meets: Willie Alexander

Willie Alexander is a New York based musician and composer whose journey began with the accidental discovery of his singing talent. Fast-forward to today and Willie has just completed a five year stint with the San Francisco Symphony and now lives in New York where he is composing – most recently the music for Kim Kardashian’s SKIMS Fashion show. 

I soon found out when listening to his story that Willie is tenacious, warm and unafraid to get to the heart of the matter, so that’s exactly what we did.  read more

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