10 May 2010
Antony Walker: Big things lie ahead for opera conductor
By Anne Midgette [Washington Post, 10 May 2010]
When Antony Walker, an Australian conductor, came to Washington in 1999 to make his U.S. debut at Wolf Trap, he was affable, slightly pudgy and, in this country, unknown. Now, having wrapped up his seventh season as artistic director of the Washington Concert Opera with Rossini’s “Cenerentola” on Sunday, he’s still affable, trimmer and considerably better known.