When Everyday People Conduct A World-Class Orchestra

From an initiative called “Improv Everywhere” (motto: “We cause scenes”), who “put a Carnegie Hall orchestra in the middle of New York City and placed an empty podium in front of the musicians with a sign that read, “Conduct Us.” Random New Yorkers who accepted the challenge were given the opportunity to conduct this world-class orchestra. The orchestra responded to the conductors, altering their tempo and performance accordingly.”

(HT: Rob Lott)

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