‘You’ve got hair like Rattle. You can conduct.’main
Both the music director and the concertmaster of the Sydney Symphony Orchestra told James Jeffrey that he looked the part on the podium. So what’s so hard about conducting, anyway?
A good, long read here.
Yeah, f*ck 5 years in Ulm and another 5 years in Aachen before you hit Berlin. Get yourself some wild perm and a broker and start recording a Mahler cycle backwards for the Golden Label and that was that….
You’ll be pleased to know that that’s not how the story pans out at all.
James Levine. Just sayin’…