Ever wondered what a conductor's life is like? We've interviewed some of the world's top conductors to give you an insight. Undoubtedly, between musical rediscoveries, creating new ensembles and their educational projects, conductors are leading figures who shape the classical music stage today.
As commutes go, London to Bergen has its attractions. Nearly a year into the post of chief conductor at the Bergen Philharmonic, Ed Gardner has a bounce in his step and exudes genuine enthusiasm for the job.