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Classical Music Conductors

Leonard Bernstein's Batonmaker

John Mauceri | Posted 11.13.2016 | Arts
John Mauceri

Today we learned of the death of Dick Horowitz at the age of 91. You perhaps never heard of him. If you went to the Metropolitan Opera or listened to its broadcasts any time from 1946 until two years ago, you definitely heard Dick Horowitz.

Tito Munoz and the Phoenix Symphony

Daniel Asia | Posted 11.18.2014 | Arts
Daniel Asia

The music world continues to go quite gaga with youth. Many major orchestras are now under the control and directorship of the new generation. The hope seems to be that these relative youngsters will bring a vitality to the classical music scene that hasn't been present in the recent past.

Have Baton, Will Travel: Classical Music Combine in New Orleans

Laurence Vittes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Laurence Vittes

The League of American Orchestra's biennial conductors' preview showcase is designed like the talent evaluation combine that pro football teams hold every year.