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He's taking a step into Tanglewood spotlight

Conducting fellow Erik Nielsen rehearses 'The Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny.' Conducting fellow Erik Nielsen rehearses "The Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny." (Jim Davis/Globe Staff)
By Geoff Edgers
Globe Staff / August 8, 2008

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At first, Erik Nielsen worried about how the singers might react. They had been prepared to work with the maestro, famous for his opera productions. Would they ever accept the baby-faced kid from Iowa? (Full article: 1071 words)

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