De Dirigent is based on the true story of Antonia Brico from the Netherlands. In the late 1920s, she was the first woman in the world to successfully conduct large symphony orchestras. Until recently, women rarely managed to reach the top of the world ranking of most important conductors.

The Conductor

De Dirigent is based on the true story of Antonia Brico from the Netherlands. In the late 1920s, she was the first woman in the world to successfully conduct large symphony orchestras. Until recently, women rarely managed to reach the top of the world ranking of most important conductors. This year, for the first time in Dutch history, the Radio Philharmonic Orchestra appointed a female principal conductor: Karina Canellakis.

Release Date:

2019