Musicians of the Met orchestra are getting out more and more on their website.
We particularly liked this dinner interview with one of their conductors, Pablo Heras-Cassado, a man seemingly without pretensions. Asked why he doesn’t use a baton, he gives a straight answer:
‘I am left-handed. I tried holding the baton with the right, then the left, but neither was me. So I said, forget it. If I am not myself, what is the point of being on the podium?’
Read the full interview here.