Video

News & features

What does a conductor do?

Why do orchestras need a conductor?

Leonard Bernstein conducts an orchestra with just his eyebrows

The time Leonard Bernstein stood and conducted an orchestra with just his eyebrows

Chiya Amos: from conducting orchestras to delivering food

Singapore ballet conductor swaps baton for bike in pandemic delivery job

Great Black conductors

13 Black conductors, past and present, who’ve inspired us from the podium

3-year-old conductor

This 3-year-old kid conducting to Beethoven’s Fifth is the future of classical music

Conductor Han-Na Chang

A prominent critic has stood up for the fragile ‘tyrannical male maestro’. Here’s why he’s missing the point.