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shouting conductor

This conductor just started plain yelling in the middle of Scheherazade

Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla

10 of today’s best women conductors

leonard bernstein eyebrows

Watch Leonard Bernstein conduct an orchestra using only his EYEBROWS

Conductor falls into stage

Watch: Conductor trips and falls HEAD FIRST into the stage

Carlos Kleiber

Watch: Conductor mimes stabbing himself during an agonising performance of Der Rosenkavalier

Claudio Abbado Mahler 9

This INTENSE silence at the end of Mahler’s Ninth Symphony is almost too powerful

stokowski rehearsal rage

This conductor’s rage will simultaneously terrify and inspire you