Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Shostakovich - Rostropovich - Rozhdestvensky

Mstislav Rostropovich With Gennadi Rozhdestvensky And The Leningrad Symphony – 14th Edinburgh Festival 1960 – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

14th Edinburgh Festival – Leningrad Symphony – September 16, 1960 – BBC Transcription Service – A rare concert this week. And since we’re sliding into Festival season, a historic recording from a legendary festival. The Leningrad Symphony, conducted by Gennadi Rozhdestvensky and featuring the iconic cellist Mstislav Rostropovich. Beginning with...

Eugene Ormandy

Eugene Ormandy Leads The Boston Symphony In Music Of Barber, Strauss And Brahms – 1983 – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Eugene Ormandy, guest Conducts The Boston Symphony – February 26, 1983 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Another historic Boston Symphony concert this week. This time it’s the legendary Eugene Ormandy guest conducting the orchestra in music of Samuel Barber, Richard Strauss and Johannes Brahms. Almost no other conductor in the...

Rudolf Serkin - Seiji Ozawa

Rudolf Serkin With Seiji Ozawa And The Boston Symphony Play Music Of Beethoven And Bernstein – 1980 – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Rudof Serkin, Piano – Boston Symphony – Seiji Ozawa, Cond. Sept, 25, 1980 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Normally, I don’t post half concerts or portions of concerts for the Mid-Week feature. And I almost didn’t post this one, had it not been for the very special nature of...

Carlo Maria Giulini

Carlo Maria Giulini Leads The L.A. Phil. In Music of Weber, Laderman And Haydn – 1981 – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

  Carlo Maria Giulini – Los Angeles Philharmonic In Concert – October 22, 1981 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The legendary Carlo Maria Giulini, leading the Los Angeles Philharmonic in the opening concert of the 1981-1982 season. Three works are featured – the world premier of Ezra Laderman‘s Symphony...

Clifford Curzon

Clifford Curzon With Leopold Hager And The Bavarian Radio Symphony Play Music Of Mozart – 1979 – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Clifford Curzon, Piano – Bavarian Radio Symphony – Leopold Hager, cond. 1979 Mozart Festival – DW – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Back to historic concerts. This week it’s a performance from the 1979 Wurzburg Mozart Festival in 1979, featuring the Bavarian Radio Symphony, conducted by Leopold Hager with the...

Pierre Boulez

Pierre Boulez With Bertrand Chamayou And Orchestre De Paris Play Music Of Schoenberg And Bartok 2011 – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Pierre Boulez, cond – Bertrand Chamayou, Piano – Orchestre de Paris – Dec. 21, 2011 – Radio France Musique The legendary Pierre Boulez with Bertrand Chamayou and Orchestre de Paris in a concert of music by Bela Bartok and Arnold Schoenberg. Recorded on December 21, 2011 live from Salle Pleyel,...

Montserrat Caballé

Montserrat Caballé Debuts With The New York Philharmonic – 1978 – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

New York Philharmonic – Montserrat Caballé, soprano – Zubin Mehta, Cond. – October 5, 1978 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Another historic concert this week. The New York Philharmonic debut of legendary Spanish Soprano Montserrat Cabellé, who joins Zubin Mehta in a performance of Richard Strauss – Four Last...

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Ida Haendel With Zubin Mehta And The New York Philharmonic In Concert – 1985 – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

  Ida Haendel, Violin – New York Philharmonic cond. by Zubin Mehta – In Concert – April 25, 1985 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Another historic concert this week. The legendary violinist Ida Haendel joins Zubin Mehta and The New York Philharmonic in a program of music by Jan...

Frank Martin

Seiji Ozawa And The Boston Symphony Play Music Of Frank Martin And Gustav Mahler – 1977 – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Boston Symphony – Seiji Ozawa, cond. Opening of 97th Winter Season – September 27, 1977 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The Boston Symphony in concert this week – another historic performance featuring Music Director Seiji Ozawa at the opening concert of the 97th Winter season. Two works are performed...