Victoria de Los Angeles - casting a spell over the audience with Berlioz.

The Boston Symphony With Charles Munch And Victoria De Los Angeles In Music Of Mozart And Berlioz – 1955 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Victoria de Los Angeles -  casting a spell over the audience with Berlioz.

Victoria de Los Angeles – casting a spell over the audience with Berlioz.

Click on the link here for Audio Player – The Boston Symphony In concert – Charles Munch, Cond. – Victoria de Los Angeles, Soprano – April 9, 1955 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection

While we’re still working on more BSO rehearsals, we unearthed a concert you might enjoy. It features the venerable Charles Munch at the helm, with Spanish Soprano Victoria de Los Angeles in a program of music by Mozart and Berlioz.

Starting off with Mozart’s Symphony Number 39 in e-Flat Major, and ending with Berlioz’ Les Nuits d’été. It’s only an hour, but that was the time allotted for this weekly broadcast of the BSO, from April 9, 1955 via Ben Grauer and the NBC Radio Network.

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1 Response

  1. Jean Thorel says:

    Los Angeles and Munch: a couple of true musicians. I am not sure Munch ever recorded Mozart’s 39 in studio….a precious document. Sound is good…..THX !!!