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A Sound Start

Music as an Endearment for Future Mothers By Baia Dzagnidze In the half-dark, small hall of Josef Suk in The Rudolfinum, where the small stage is lighted only with one chandelier and blue lights line the walls, future mothers gather to listen to the concert designed especially for them. The sound of the ocean, with a picture of birds on the slideshow screen, makes you relaxed and prepares you for…

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Conductors: CEOs in a Tux

Another in the Series Music & Leadership, the Relationship between Music and Business We’ve all seen conductors doing their job. But apart from waving their hands in the air, what are they really up to? The conductor may appear on concert promotions, CD covers, television — but he doesn’t make a sound. His true power is his ability to make other people powerful. He must be effective in enabling musicians…

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