“……Even today it is rare to see the conductor’s baton in a female hand, a great pity if this performance was anything to go by. Young’s movements were fluid and almost balletic and she lead with confidence and panache”
Russian Art and Culture
Schooled in the Russian tradition of conducting Miss Young’s performances are strongly characterized by this tradition’s foundation of technical stability, serving to enable performances that are emotionally, intellectually and psychologically charged. Ms Young’s interpretations are largely developed within this rich aesthetic culture and her performances bring to life, the philosophical and intellectual elements and psychological emotional drama within the music.
“If one should desire to know whether a kingdom is well governed, if its morals are good or bad, the quality of its music will furnish the answer.”