If you’re considering a career in music, you’ll probably want to get get some tips from someone who has been in the business a while. How about… Sir Simon Rattle?
Sir Simon is one of the most renowned conductors on the planet. He bagged his first major gig at the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra aged just 19 and since then has led some of the world’s greatest orchestras and ensembles. We can confirm that he’s also absolutely lovely. Full story.
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