‘You’ve got hair like Rattle. You can conduct.’

‘You’ve got hair like Rattle. You can conduct.’


norman lebrecht

March 31, 2015

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.

james jeffrey conducts


  • Novagerio says:

    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….

  • Mary McNally says:

    James Levine. Just sayin’…