Tagged: Classical Music

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Viktoria Postnikova And Gennady Rozhdestvensky With The BBC Symphony At The 1979 Prague Spring Festival – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Part 1 Part 2 Over to Prague from 1979 this week for a concert by the BBC Symphony, conducted by Gennady Rozhdestvensky and featuring Viktoria Postnikova, piano. The concert was recorded during the legendary Prague Spring Festival and features works by Prokofiev, Janacek, Britten and Elgar. Here’s what’s on the...

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Boris Blinder Plays The Music Of Michel Michelet – 1945 – Weekend Gramophone

It could make a huge difference: Become a Patron! More Contemporary music of the 20th Century this week. Michel Michelet, a native of Kiev, who first migrated to Germany and then, with German persecution of Jews, fled Germany and wound up in the U.S., most notably in Hollywood where he...

Orchestre de la Suisse Romande With Ernest Ansermet And Arthur Rubinstein Play Music Of Beethoven, Brahms and de Falla In Concert – 1960 – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Become a Patron! Over to Geneva Switzerland for a historic concert by Orchestre de la Suisse Romande, conducted by their Music Director of many years Ernest Ansermet and featuring the legendary Artur Rubinstein, piano in a concert recorded April 27, 1960. It was rebroadcast as part of the ongoing RTS...

Reine Gianoli

Reine Gianoli And The ORTF Philharmonic With Pierre-Michel LeConte Play Music Of Lalo – 1967 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Lalo: Piano Concerto – Reine Gianoli, Piano – ORTF Phil. Pierre-Michel LeConte – ORTF Broadcast 1967 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Another slice of history this weekend – a legendary pianist playing a seldom-performed work. The celebrated and enthusiastically embraced cult figure Reine Gianoli performs in this broadcast Studio...

Elbow

Elbow – Live At Reading Festival 2001 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Elbow – live at Reading Festival 2001 – BBC Radio 1 – Elbow to start off the week. At a concert recorded during the 2001 Reading Festival and preserved for posterity by the BBC. For all the complaints about the current state of affairs in music, the objects of derision...

Anna Tsybuleva

Anna Tsybuleva In Recital – 2016 Ruhr Piano Festival – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Anna Tsybuleva in recital – 2016 Ruhr Piano Festival – WDR3 New bright lights on the horizon this week. Rising star, Ann Tsybuleva in recital at the 2016 Ruhr Piano Festival. The highly acclaimed and gifted pianist has been making waves, ever since her debut in 2012. Praised by Murray...

André Cluytens

André Cluytens And The French National Orchestra Play Music Of Debussy 1953 – Weekend Gramophone

Debussy: Jeux – French National Orchestra – André Cluytens, cond. ORTF-Paris – 1953 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The legendary Belgian conductor André Cluytens this weekend. A performance of Debussy’s orchestral work, Jeux, as it was given with the French National Orchestra in this radio broadcast via the ORTF...

Henri Dutilleux

Pierre Germain And Jean Hubeau Play Music Of Dutilleux – 1952 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Henri Dutilleux – 2 songs – Pierre Germain, Tenor – Jean Hubeau, piano – Sceaux Festival, circa 1955 – Paris Radio – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. The music of Henri Dutilleux this weekend. A short one – two songs; Pour une Amie Perdue and Chanson del la Déportée, featuring Pierre...

Leopold Stokowski

Leopold Stokowski And The Hollywood Bowl Symphony Play Music Of Suppé – 1946 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Leopold Stokowski and The L.A. Philharmonic – Franz von Suppé – Die Schöne Galathée Overture – August 11, 1946 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – A short, but historic one this weekend. A familiar face around the Hollywood Bowl in the 1940s, the legendary Leopold Stokowski leads the Hollywood Bowl...

Guy Fallot

Guy Fallot, Vlado Perlemuter And Lorand Fenyves Play Music Of Ravel – 1964 Jeunesses Musicales – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Something a bit different this week. A concert from Canadian Jeunesses Musicales held during the Summer of 1964, and featuring (as always) a veritable who’s who of world musicians. This concert, all-Ravel, features the noted French cellist Guy Fallot, French/Hungarian violinist Lorand Fenyves and the celebrated Lithuanian/French pianist Vlado Perlemuter....