The conductor doesn’t make a sound. Their power comes from their ability to make other people powerful. Once I got that, I knew that my job was to awaken possibility in other people.
Tag: interviews with conductors
Antony Hermus, conductor
I see my role as being the inspirator
Tim Reader, conductor
Master at least one other endeavour to a professional level. You won’t be any less of a musician, it will almost certainly feed into your music-making, and it gives you an alternative if (God forbid) there is a repeat of 2020, or if you just change your mind as you get older. It’s harder to retrain later in life.
Chloé van Soeterstède, conductor
Listen to as many interpretations as you can, but the most important thing is to be convinced of your own.
Salvador Brotons, conductor
I feel that my role is to be communicative and clear and show everyone the joy of music
Zvonimir Hačko, conductor
The highpoint of being a conductor is that you get to do what so few people do – it’s like having all of Tutankhamun’s treasures.
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