Tagged: Metropolitan Opera

Zoltan Kocsis

Zoltan Kocsis With Janos Ferencsik And The Hungarian State Symphony Play Music Of Bartok – 1981 – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Hungarian State Symphony – Janos Ferencsik and Zoltan Kocsis – September 25, 1981 – Part 1 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Hungarian State Symphony – Janos Ferencsik and Zoltan Kocsis – September 25, 1981 – Part 2 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Another historic concert this week. This time from...

Rafael Kubelik

Rafael Kubelik And The Cleveland Orchestra Play Music Of Haydn And Bruckner – 1980 – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Part 1: Part 2: A classic concert this week. From one of the many guest appearances he made over the decades, a 1980 appearance by the legendary Rafael Kubelik with The Cleveland orchestra, recorded on March 27, 1980 and featuring only two works; the Symphony Number 99 by Haydn and...

Kirsten Flagstad And Frederich Schorr In Recital 1936 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Kirsten Flagstad And Frederich Schorr In Recital 1936 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

  – RCA Magic Key – Kirsten Flagstad and Frederich Schorr excerpt of last act from Die Walküre- November 8, 1936 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – More rarely heard recitals from the legendary RCA Magic Key radio series of the 1930s. This time, it’s a remote broadcast from the...

Jarmila Novotna On The Radio – 1939 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Jarmila Novotna On The Radio – 1939 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – RCA Magic Key Program – Jarmila Novotna – April 30, 1939 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. Continuing the series of legendary opera stars performing on the radio by way of the landmark RCA Magic Key Program in...

Soprano Helen Jepson On The Radio – 1936 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Soprano Helen Jepson On The Radio – 1936 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Helen Jepson – RCA Magic Key Program – May 24, 1936 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. Continuing our look at Singers of the 1930s as they appeared on the radio. This week it’s Soprano Helen Jepson, who...

Tenor John McCormack On The Radio – 1936 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Tenor John McCormack On The Radio – 1936 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – RCA Magic Key – John McCormack – Dec. 27, 1936 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Unless you’re a fan of Tenors or of Opera, the name John McCormack isn’t going to mean anything to you. And mostly...

Bruno Walter And The New York Philharmonic Play Music Of Vaughan-Williams – 1953 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Bruno Walter And The New York Philharmonic Play Music Of Vaughan-Williams – 1953 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Vaughan-Williams: Variations on a Theme by Thomas Tallis – NY Phil. – Bruno Walter – Approx. Feb. 15, 1953 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Very familiar territory this weekend, played by one of the world’s great orchestras,...

An Interview With Fernando Lamas – 1952 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles: Hollywood Edition

An Interview With Fernando Lamas – 1952 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles: Hollywood Edition

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Australian Broadcasting – an Interview with Fernando Lamas – Sept. 26, 1952 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. Continuing with our Pop Chronicles look at Hollywood in the 1950s, an interview with new discovery Fernando Lamas who had...

Erich Leinsdorf With The Rochester Philharmonic Play Music Of Czech Composers – 1949 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Erich Leinsdorf With The Rochester Philharmonic Play Music Of Czech Composers – 1949 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Erich Leinsdorf and The Rochester Philharmonic – April 4, 1949 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. Something not completely rare tonight, but historic nonetheless. Erich Leinsdorf was Music Director for The Rochester Philharmonic between 1947 and 1955. Prior...

Elisabeth Schumann In Recital – 1939 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

  Click on the link here for Audio Player – RCA Magic Key – Elisabeth Schumann in Recital – January 8, 1939 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Something a little unusual this weekend. A broadcast recital by the great German-born Soprano Elisabeth Schumann via the RCA Magic Key Program from...