Strauss: Ein Heldenleben, Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra, Yannick Nézet-Séguin (BIS records)
If you could recommend one piece of music for a short-haul flight what would it be? And why?
"Usually, short-haul flights are leading us to and from business destinations; therefore, a mixture of good energy and need to reflect is required. Richard Strauss wrote "A Hero’s Life" as a tribute to everyday life, its successes, its struggles, its tender moments as well as its ironic ones... at 45 minutes, it has the perfect duration for most commutes between big Canadian cities, or between Canada and American business destinations..."