Previously published on September 20

Bernard Haitink

The Enigmatic Maestro

A portrait by John Bridcut of one of the world’s most admired conductors, filmed during the lead-up to his retirement at the age of 90.

Saturday 26th September, 7.30pm

BBC Two & iPlayer

“The secret of conducting is that you embrace the orchestra without suffocating them – and that is what I’ve tried to achieve my whole life.”