Epic Classical Conductors Will Brighten Your Day

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Epic Conducting Photos might be the greatest thing to ever happen to classical music. The uproarious Tumblr is “an attempt to compile the greatest poses, facial expressions, hair, and other moments caught on camera, in the history of orchestral conducting.” Throw on some Mahler and scroll through the glorious GIFs of maestros conducting so, so hard. A few highlights are below, and make sure you also check out Leonard Bernstein's awesome dance moves.

Italian conductor Riccardo Muti
Russian conductor Valery Gergiev
Venezuelan conductor Gustavo Dudamel