Beauty is less important than quality.
Let me explain what I do here. I don't want to confuse you any more than absolutely necessary.
There was confusion since I stood here 35 years ago.
I never say what I mean, but I always manage to say something similar.
I don't mean to make you nervous, but unfortunately I have to.
We can't hear the balance yet because the soloist is still on the airplane.
During the rests - pray.
That's the way Stravinsky was. Bup, bup, bup, bup. The poor guy's dead now. Play it legato.
Why do you always insist on playing while I'm trying to conduct?
I can see none of you are smugglers; that's why it's so loud.
It is not as difficult as I thought it was, but it is harder than it is.
Please follow me because I have to follow him and he isn't here.
The notes are right, but if I listened they would be wrong.
Accelerando means in tempo. Don't rush.
Why do you always start after my beat then rush to catch up? Do you want us to stay behind?
It's all very well to have principles, but when it comes to money you have to be flexible.
Who is sitting in that empty chair?
I wrote it the right way, so it was copied the wrong way right. I mean the right way wrong.
At every concert I've sensed a certain insecurity about the tempo. It's clearly marked 80...uh, 69.
I can conduct better than I count.
Bizet was a very young man when he composed this symphony, so play it softly.
Mahler wrote it as the third movement of his Fourth Symphony. I mean the fourth movement of his First Symphony. We play it third. The trumpet solo will be played by our solo trumpet player. It's named 'Blumine,' which has something to do with flowers.
Don't ever follow me, because I am difficult.
Something went wrong. It was correct when I studied it.
I am thinking it right but beating it wrong.
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