For the most part, the audience won't see his snarling eyes but the menacing growl from the orchestra confirms they are there.
Russian maestro Valery Gergiev may appear to conduct with his whole body; from his sweeping arms to his quivering fingers to the way he stands on the tips of his toes and puffs out his cheeks. But the true message comes from the look on his face, most of all, through his eyes.
"You can do the same thing with your right hand, totally the same, but give a different look, the sound will change," Gergiev tells CNN. Read full article »