How does a player benefit from conducting lessons? Find out how flutist Aleah Fitzwater improved the quality of her playing through a deeper understanding of conducting and its non-verbal mechanisms.
Podium Time Podcast [2020 Interview]
Podium Time is a fantastic podcast not just for conductors and conducting students but also for everyone who would like a peek on how different conductors work, think, and come to certain decisions, which are sometimes opposite but equally valuable.
10 women conductor who made history
10 of the most influential women conductors in history: from Chiquinha Gonzaga to Antonia Louisa Brico, Veronika Dudarova and Xiaoying Zheng
Harold Farberman, adieu Maestro!
It took me quite a bit of time to write this post: I learnt of Maestro Farberman passing before it became public...
Podium Time Podcast (interview)
A couple of years ago or so, while guesting as a teacher at the Bard Summer Institute for Conductors, I met Jeremy D....
Music and artists in the new witch hunt era
The Weinstein case generated a snowball effect: no, I'm not talking about the lawsuits or the #metoo stories. I'm...
I hate Boulez. Long live Boulez.
Letter to an audience member Ye, I don't really hate anybody. What I really dislike is what the avantgarde...
The Tempest – Shakespeare and Johnson
The Tempest - William Shakespeare and Robert Johnson As we all know, 2016 marks the 400th anniversary of...
432Hz – Traditional vs natural tuning
432Hz - The eternal debate For a few years now we’ve assisted to a debate on the “correct” frequency to be used in...
A FREE video series with an analysis of structure, phrasing, and, of course, conducting tips of repertoire works: from Mozart to Brahms, from Beethoven to Debussy. A new episode every week!