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

July 25, 2013

Tonight at 7:00 on the Evening Concert it’s the second of our two-part special on conductor Erich Leinsdorf.  We’ll hear excerpts from Maestro Leinsdorf’s interpretations of works like Rachmaninoff’s 3rd Piano Concerto with pianist Van Cliburn from a Boston Symphony archive recording, plus Mozart’s “Eine Kleine Nachtmusik” and Beethoven’s 9th Symphony.

This program contains excerpts from the following music:
MOZART: The Magic Flute, Act II (Mach Morgan; Ezio Flagello; Boston Symphony Orchestra, Erich Leinsdorf, conductor) Boston Symphony Orchestra/WGBH Archive Recording
BERG: Wozzeck, Act II (Richard Taylor; Joachim Romaguera; Tanglewood Music Centre Chorus and Orchestra, Erich Leinsdorf, conductor) Boston Symphony Orchestra/WGBH Archive Recording
RACHMANINOFF: Piano Concerto No. 3 (Van Cliburn, piano; Boston Symphony Orchestra, Erich Leinsdorf, conductor) Boston Symphony Orchestra/WGBH Archive Recording)
R. STRAUSS: Return to the Homeland (Phyllis Curtin; Boston Symphony Orchestra, Erich Leinsdorf, conductor) Boston Symphony Orchestra/WGBH Archive Recording
MENOTTI: The Death of the Bishop of Brindisi (Justino Diaz; Tanglewood Festival Chorus; Boston Symphony Orchestra, Erich Leinsdorf, conductor) Boston Symphony Orchestra/WGBH Archive Recording
BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 3 (Boston Symphony Orchestra, Erich Leinsdorf, conductor) Boston Symphony Orchestra/WGBH Archive Recording
MOZART: Requiem (Saramae Endich; Eunice Alberts; Nicholas Di Virgilio; Mack Morgan; massed choruses; Boston Symphony Orchestra, Erich Leinsdorf, conductor) RCA LSC 7030
MOZART: Eine Kleine Nacht Musik (Boston Symphony Orchestra, Erich Leinsdorf, conductor) RCA 38398
LANNER: Die Mozartisten Waltzes (Boston Symphony Orchestra, Erich Leinsdorf, conductor) BSO CB 100
COPLAND: Music for the Theatre (New York Philharmonic Orchestra, Erich Leinsdorf, conductor) NYP 9906
BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 9 (Jane Marsh; Josephine Veasey; Placido Domingo; Sherrill Milnes; New England Conservatory Chorus; Pro Musica Chorus; Boston Symphony Orchestra, Erich Leinsdorf, conductor) RCA 63682


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