A ‘Summer Special’: Sir Charles Mackerras, Master Conductor - A Profile on the “Evening Concert”

July 04, 2016
 

Tonight at 7:00 on the “Evening Concert” on WILL-FM 90.9 we present a special program commemorating what would have been Sir Charles Mackerras 90th birthday: “Sir Charles Mackerras, Master Conductor – A Profile”.  On the program: excerpts from so many of the composers he was noted for performing and recording: Mozart, Beethoven, Mahler, Handel, Janacek, and others.

SIR CHARLES MACKERRAS, MASTER CONDUCTOR: A PROFILE

Host: Lisa Flynn  Producer: Jon Tolansky

 

Martinu – The Greek Passion – John Mitchinson, Sir John Tomlinson, Czech Philharmonic Chorus, Brno State Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Sir Charles Mackerras – SUPRAPHON 10-3611-2

Mozart – Die Zauberflote: Ah ich fuhl es – Renee Fleming, Orchestra of St Lukes, conductor Sir Charles Mackerras – DECCA 452 602 2

Beethoven – Symphony No 5 – Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Sir Charles Mackerras – EMI 7243 75751 2 6

Mahler – Symphony No 4 – Sarah Fox, Philharmonia Orchestra, conductor Sir Charles Mackerras – SIGNUM SIGCD 219

Britten – Gloriana – Dame Josephine Barstow, Alan Opie, Welsh National Opera Orchestra, conductor Sir Charles Mackerras – DECCA 478 5462

Verdi – La traviata – Valerie Masterson, John Brecknock, English National Opera Orchestra, conductor Sir Charles Mackerras – CHANDOS CHAN 3023

Handel – Music for the Royal Fireworks – Wind and Percussion Band, conductor Sir Charles Mackerras – TESTAMENT SBT 1253

Janacek – Sinfonietta – Czech Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Sir Charles Mackerras – SUPRAPHON SU 3739 2 032

Dvorak – Rusalka – Renee Fleming, Czech Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Sir Charles Mackerras – DECCA 460 568 2

Handel – Saul – Leeds Festival Chorus, English Chamber Orchestra, conductor Sir Charles Mackerras – DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON ARCHIV 0289 447 6962 3

Sullivan – The Mikado Overture – Philharmonia Orchestra, conductor Sir Charles Mackerras – WARNER CLASSICS 50999098 18927

Janacek – The Cunning Little Vixen – Dalibor Jedlicka, Peter Saray, Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Sir Charles Mackerras – DECCA 475 8670

Janacek – Káta Kabanová – Elisabeth Soderstrom, Libuse Marova, Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Sir Charles Mackerras – DECCA 475 7518

Janacek – Káta Kabanová: Prelude – Pro Arte Orchestra, conductor Sir Charles Mackerras – TESTAMENT SBT 1325

Mackerras – Waltzing Matilda Fugue – Sydney Symphony Orchestra, conductor Sir Charles Mackerras – ABC Archive-recording

Messager – Les deux Pigeons: Pas de deux – Royal Opera House Orchestra, conductor Sir Charles Mackerras – WARNER CLASSICS 57555

Handel – Julius Caesar – Valerie Masterson, English National Opera Orchestra, conductor Sir Charles Mackerras – CHANDOS CHAN 3019

Donizetti – Maria Stuarda – Dame Janet Baker, Sir John Tomlinson, English National Opera Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Sir Charles Mackerras – CHANDOS CHAN 3017

Sullivan, arranged Mackerras – Pineapple Poll – Sadlers Wells Orchestra, conductor Sir Charles Mackerras – REGIS RRC 2049

Mozart – Le nozze di Figaro: Overture – Scottish Chamber Orchestra, conductor Sir Charles Mackerras – TELARC 80725

Mozart – Le nozze di Figaro: Dove sono – Carol Vaness, Scottish Chamber Orchestra, conductor Sir Charles Mackerras

Lortzing – Zar und Zimmerman – Raymond Wolansky, Hamburg Opera Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Sir Charles Mackerras – ARTHAUS 101261

Brahms – Symphony No 4 – Scottish Chamber Orchestra, conductor Sir Charles Mackerras – TELARC 80450

Sullivan – Cello Concerto – Julian Lloyd Webber, London Symphony Orchestra, conductor Sir Charles Mackerras – WARNER CLASSICS conductor Sir Charles Mackerras

Beethoven – Missa Solemnis – Sanctus – Rosamund Illing, Elizabeth Campbell, Rodney Macann, Christopher Dolg, Sydney Symphony Orchestra, conductor Sir Charles Mackerras – ABC CLASSICS 4763517

Beethoven – Symphony No 5 – Camerata Chicago, conductor Drostan Hall – DMD 2015

Shostakovich – Symphony No 5 – Philadelphia Orchestra, conductor Eugene Ormandy – RCA 38061

Gay – The Beggars Opera – When I laid on Greenland’s Coast – Sir Michael Redgrave, Audrey Mildmay, Glyndebourne Festival Orchestra, conductor Michael Mudie – WARNER CLASSICS 50999264 21827


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