Rachael Young

“……a very imaginative musician of great integrity and insight”

William Pleeth

Views: Conductors – Why Bother?

Written on June 8, 2013

The Conductor, hero – worshipped and hated possibly in equal measure, seen as a saint by some and an absolute sinner by others. Over the last two centuries the rise of the conductor and their power over our imaginations has been a dramatic journey encompassing towering musical figures from Mendelssohn to Wagner and Mahler and later conductors such as Furtwangler, Bernstein, Karajan and Carlos Kleiber.

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