Meet the ‘it’ conductormain
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.