Latvian maestro who conducted the Vienna Philharmonic New Year's Concert.
He studied piano and conducting at the Leningrad Conservatory.
He was named Conductor of the Year in 2011 by the German journal Opernwelt.
He is the son of conductor Arvīds Jansons and the singer Iraida Jansons.
He and Otto Klemperer were both famous conductors from Europe.