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Countdown: the top 20 conductors

Conductors (clockwise from top left) William Eddins, Osmo Vanska, Marin Alsop, Simon Rattle. Provided photo; Nate Ryan, MPR; Adriane White; Berlin Philharmonic

Each month on the YourClassical Favorites stream, we host a vote and a countdown of your musical favorites.

Earlier in March, we asked you to tell us who your favorite conductors are. We've tallied the results, and on Monday, March 20, starting at 10 a.m. Central Time on our Favorites stream, we'll count down the top 20 favorite conductors — as voted by you. (UPDATE: Jump to final results summary)

Follow the results on Twitter — look for the #top20conductors hashtag.

Top 20 Conductor Favorites

20. Carlos Kleiber
19. Bruno Walter
18. Leopold Stokowski
17. Leonard Slatkin
16. Osmo Vänskä
15. Arturo Toscanini
14. Daniel Barenboim
13. Zubin Mehta
12. Seiji Ozawa
11. Simon Rattle
10. George Szell
9. Claudio Abbado
8. Marin Alsop
7. Michael Tilson Thomas
6. James Levine
5. Georg Solti
4. JoAnn Falletta
3. Herbert von Karajan
2. Gustavo Dudamel
1. Leonard Bernstein

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