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Classical Notes: August 5, 2011 Archive

His Honor, the Maestro

Posted at 3:55 PM on August 5, 2011 by Rex Levang

Here's a New York Times piece detailing an upcoming foray by Mayor Michael Bloomberg into conducting. I have to take issue with the claim in the photo caption, though -- it's not that hard to fake-conduct an orchestra. (Doing it for real is more challenging.)