The attention you claim as a conductor is secondary to the music.
“When I am standing in front of the orchestra my aim is to inspire and to connect, not only from my own point of view, but also using the dynamics evolving from a group of musicians thinking alike and working together.
I am humble in the sense that I play a subservient role towards the orchestra. I am at its service and I help. It’s my goal to make things possible by being as clear as possible about what I want us to do without drawing attention to myself.”
Read about the pivotal moment when Benjamin Haemhouts decided to follow his path as a conductor, the process of making music together and the role of music in society, in this interview .