Tagged: Performance

Florent Schmitt

Eugène Bigot And The ORTF Orchestra Play Music Of Florent Schmitt – 1952 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Florent Schmitt: Le petit elf Ferme-l’oeil – ORTF Orchestra, Cond. Eugène Bigot – ORTF Paris – circa 1952 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – It seems that most composers whose work had been popular during the 20th century, and whose popularity had faded since their deaths, have become the standard...

Lydia Mordkovitch - in concert with the CSO

Lydia Mordkovitch With Sir Georg Solti And The Chicago Symphony – Debuts And Premiers 1982 – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Lydia Mordkovitch With The Chicago Symphony – Sir Georg Solti, Cond. – 1982 season – broadcast Feb. 5, 1983 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Another week of historic concerts. This one, featuring the celebrated Chicago Symphony, conducted by Sir Georg Solti and featuring the American debut of the Russian...

Sonny Rollins – Live At The 1977 New Orleans Jazz And Heritage Festival – Past Daily Downbeat

Sonny Rollins – Live At The 1977 New Orleans Jazz And Heritage Festival – Past Daily Downbeat

– Sonny Rollins Quintet – Live At The New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival – April 19, 1977 – NPR: Jazz Alive Series – Gordon Skene Sound Collection As long as we’re in a Festival mood this week, I thought I would offer a few well-chosen notes from our Official...

Jean Giraudeau In The 1958 Production of Maurice Emmanuel’s Salamine – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Emmanuel – Salamine –  excerpts from Acts 1,2 and 3 – Cast and Chorus conducted by Tony Aubin – ORTF, Paris – March 29, 1958 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Excerpts from seldom performed French operas this week. Tonight, it’s the...

Henriette Faure And André Cluytens Play Music Of Ravel In Concert – 1951 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Orchestre de la Société des Concerts du Conservatoire, Conducted by André Cluytens – Henriette Faure, piano – Besançon Festival – Sept. 1951 – ORTF broadcast – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Something familiar tonight, but rare nonetheless. A performance recorded during the...

Ninon Vallin – Paris Radio Recital 1952 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Something rather short and rare tonight. From a broadcast recital from Paris Radio (ORTF) given by the legendary French Soprano Ninon Vallin in 1952 are two songs (sorry): Debussy: Les Cloches and Faurè: Soir. According to the notes, this recital...

Jane Evrard And The Women’s String Orchestra Of Paris Play Roussel – 1956 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Not the world premier recording (that happened in 1934 and that performance may not exist), but instead the performance by the dedicatee, who conducted the same orchestra as the premier. Only this one is from around 1956. Jane Evrard and...