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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

When pianists try to conduct

Here's what happens when pianists turn their hand to conducting

What does a conductor do?

Why do orchestras need a conductor?

Conductor V4r

10 tips for becoming a great conductor

Marin Alsop and Catherine Bott

‘If someone says “I can’t get used to women conductors”, at least I know what I’m dealing with’: Marin Alsop

What conductors really mean

15 things your conductor says vs. what they REALLY mean