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Listed under:  Science  >  Life  >  Evolution  >  Adaptation (Evolution)  >  Vestigial structures

The Young One, 1995: What is a conductor?

This clip shows an orchestra playing and Simone Young conducting a rehearsal of the opera by Richard Wagner, 'Tristan and Isolde'. The whole orchestra is filmed from above and some individual players are shown in close-up. Simone Young instructs the orchestra, who in turn note her instructions on their scores. Two other ...


Compass - Fly on the Wall Messiah, 2004: The rehearsal

This clip shows conductor Clive Pascoe preparing a large amateur choir to perform Handel's 'Messiah' in Sydney. The choir, made up of women and men of a range of ages, is shown in rehearsal with Pascoe conducting and giving instruction. An interview with two of the choir members completes the clip.


Outback Opera, La Boheme Tour, 2002: Going to the opera

This clip shows members of OzOpera, and of the audience, preparing for a performance of Puccini's opera, 'La Boheme', at Whyalla in South Australia in 2002. The clip begins with the conductor Tobias Foskett joking with members of the cast as they put on their make-up. The scene shifts to a family preparing to go to the ...