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The final bars of Mahler's Symphony No. 9

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

Watch this maestro conduct an entire symphony orchestra using a toothpick as a baton

Watch this maestro conduct an entire symphony orchestra using a toothpick as a baton

Florida orchestra expertly pranked their British conductor who was expecting ‘The Star-Spangled Banner’

Florida orchestra expertly pranked their British conductor who was expecting ‘The Star-Spangled Banner’

Jean-Baptiste Lully died after stabbing his own foot with a conducting staff

Jean-Baptiste Lully: the Baroque composer who died of gangrene after stabbing his foot with a conducting stick

Three-year-old conducts Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony

Toddler conducts Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony with the skill of a professional maestro

Ivan Fischer improves 'Happy Birthday'

Conductor completely tears apart ‘Happy Birthday’ and makes it a million times better

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Clarinettist Andreas Ottensamer takes to the podium

Clarinettist Andreas Ottensamer makes his UK conducting debut: ‘I’ve always been very instrument-fluid’

What does a conductor do?

Why do orchestras need a conductor?

Leonard Bernstein conducts an orchestra with just his eyebrows

The time Leonard Bernstein stood and conducted an orchestra with just his eyebrows

Chiya Amos: from conducting orchestras to delivering food

Singapore ballet conductor swaps baton for bike in pandemic delivery job

Great Black conductors

13 Black conductors, past and present, who’ve inspired us from the podium

Conductor Han-Na Chang

A prominent critic has stood up for the fragile ‘tyrannical male maestro’. Here’s why he’s missing the point.

Conductor Santtu-Matias Rouvali

‘The hottest conductor in Finland’ – we meet Philharmonia Orchestra’s Santtu-Matias Rouvali

Conductor, composer and arranger Mantovani

Historic Mantovani recordings released with new vocals by tenor Joseph Calleja

Facebook bans Dallas Opera from using promotional photo of woman conductor

Facebook bans Dallas Opera from using promotional photo of woman conductor

Humanoid robot conducts human orchestra

Giant humanoid robot conducts human orchestra in mildly disturbing footage