Originally Posted by Garett
For most concerts their part is small--all their work was completed as you said at rehearsel.
Now--for live performances like broadway plays, musicals, etc... things do not always run the same--someone forgets a line or is sick and a part gets cut--the conductor is critical in keeping the fresh changes going smoothly.
If you can get arrested for hunting or fishing without a license, but not for being in the country illegally ...you might live in a country founded by geniuses but run by idiots. If you have to get your parents’ permission to go on a field trip or take an aspirin in school, but not to get an abortion ... you might live in a country founded by geniuses but run by idiots.