What does a conductor do? The Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment and Roger Norrington explain.
Top 20 greatest conductors - who are they? Malcolm Hayes gives his verdict.
The listening diary
Herbert von Karajan. The truth behind the legendary maestro. Philip Clark explores the 82-CD box set of Karajan's recorded legacy.
Remembering Georg Solti. Lady Valeri Solti, the conductor's widow, speaks to Jessica Duchen about her late husband's life and times.
Solti's 'Ring' - The Big Listen. The conductor's recording of Wagner's Ring cycle has been voted the greatest recording of any work ever made. Warwick Thompson gives his verdict.
‘Do you know why we conductors live so long? Because we perspire so much.’
Tim Bird's conductor comic strip (above) is exclusive to Sinfini. See his website at It's a Bird's Life