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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Conducting

Conducting is the art of directing a musical performance, such as an orchestral or choral ... The conductor typically stands on a raised podium with a large music stand for ... The principal conductor of an orchestra or opera company is sometimes .... profound impression on young artists like Richard Strauss, who at the age of ...

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.bbc.com/culture/story/20141029-what-do-conductors-actually-do?ocid=global_culture_rss

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 ...

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

Jul 6, 2016 ... ON A recent Friday afternoon, six young men and women gathered in a large wood-panelled room in Helsinki. In front of them, several dozen ...

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

Even the orchestra musicians sometimes wonder. .... theory and history of music, understand all the instruments and all the musical styles, be able to ... understanding of their orchestra organization so that they can answer the countless artistic ...

www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2009/oct/28/orchestra-conductors-clive-gillinson

Oct 27, 2009 ... Response: A great musical experience cannot be created simply by getting the ... In addition, performance art that involves a substantial ensemble – be it in the ... At the orchestra rehearsals the conductor prepares his or her ..... of skill, accuracy and emotional depth than other types of music - but frankly, ...

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 ...