en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Conducting

Conducting is the art of directing a musical performance, such as an orchestral or choral ... The principal conductor of an orchestra or opera company is sometimes referred to as a music director or chief ... and in doing so made a profound impression on young artists like Richard Strauss, who at the age of 20 served as his ...

www.dummies.com/art-center/music/the-role-of-the-conductor-in-classical-music

Art Center · Music; The Role of the Conductor in Classical Music .... in the theory and history of music, understand all the instruments and all the musical styles, ...

www.nytimes.com/2012/04/08/arts/music/breaking-conductors-down-by-gesture-and-body-part.html

Apr 6, 2012 ... Similarly, every conductor employs a singular style, but all want to ... In the end it must be remembered that the art of conducting is more ... who becomes the music director of the Philadelphia Orchestra in September, is one.

www.classical-music.com/article/20-greatest-conductors-all-time

Jan 18, 2017 ... Their knowledge, preparation, artistic vision and leadership are all .... of style, Carlo Maria Giulini also brought to the works of composers he ...

www.thoughtco.com/what-is-a-conductor-2456662

Mar 6, 2017 ... A conductor is someone who leads and guides an orchestra or a group ... of music history, styles and functions of various musical instruments, ...

www.economist.com/prospero/2016/07/06/how-to-spot-a-good-conductor

Jul 6, 2016 ... Classical musicHow to spot a good conductor ... the world,” says Jasper Parrott, a leading artist agent in London who regularly visits leading ... “In many other schools you get idiosyncratic styles and conducting to the galleries.

www.classicfm.com/discover-music/latest/great-conductors

These are some of the most legendary conductors who've ever lived. ... They are among the most admired and feared figures in classical music. Here are 18 of ...

www.britannica.com/art/conductor-music

Conductor, in music, a person who conducts an orchestra, chorus, opera company, ballet, or other musical group in the performance and interpretation of ...

www.bbc.com/culture/story/20141029-what-do-conductors-actually-do

Oct 31, 2014 ... The maestro on the podium is one of classical music's most recognisable ... occasionally reach the sublime, conjuring an artistic experience that nobody ... most great conductors have their own unique style, from Furtwängler's ...