Special: Erich Leinsdorf: Perfectionist, Pioneer, Pedagogue. (Part 1 of 2)

July 18, 2013

Tonight at 7:00 on the Evening Concert it’s the first of a two-part special on conductor Erich Leinsdorf.  We’ll hear Maestro Leinsdorf speak about his interpretation of the repertoire for which he became celebrated and revered, like Mozart’s “Eine Kleine Nachtmusik”,  Mahler’s 1st Symphony and Wagner’s “Tristan und Isolde” . The special is called “Erich Leinsdorf: Perfectionist, Pioneer, Pedagogue, Part 1 of 2”.

Erich Leinsdorf: Perfectionist, Pioneer, Pedagogue. (Part 1 of 2)

Music includes excerpts from the following:


Beethoven: Symphony No 3
Beethoven: Symphony No 9
Berg: Wozzeck (Phyllis Curtin)
Brahms: Piano Concerto No 2 (Sviatoslav Richter)
Britten: War Requiem
Copland: Music for the Theatre
Dvorak: Symphony No 6
Ginastera: Varaciones Concertantes
Korngold: Die Tote Stadt (Carol Neblett; Renee Kollo)
Lanner: Die Mozartisten
Mahler: Symphony No 1
Mahler: Symphony No 3
Mozart: Symphony No 10
Mozart: Eine Kleine Nacht Musik
Mozart: Die Zauberflöte (George Shirley; Judith Raskin; John Reardon;
Beverley Sills)
Prokofiev: Symphony No 2
Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto No 3 (Van Cliburn)
Schoenberg: A Survivor from Warsaw (Sherrill Milnes)
Strauss: Die Frau Ohne Schatten (Leontyne Price)
Strauss: Three Hymns (Phyllis Curtin)
Verdi: Macbeth (Leontyne Price)
Wagner: Tristan und Isolde (Lauritz Melchior; Helen Traubel)
Wagner: Die Walküre (Jon Vickers; Birgit Nilsson)


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