Great American Orchestras

Elisabete Matos, mezzo-soprano; Kenneth Riegel, tenor; Tanglewood Festival Chorus; John Oliver, chorus master; Christine Schäfer, soprano; Norman Carol, violin; Itzhak Perlman, violin; The Mendelssohn Club of Philadelphia; Mary Zatzman, chorus master
Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Boston Symphony Orchestra, New York Philharmonic, The Philadelphia Orchestra, The Cleveland Orchestra
Daniel Barenboim, Leonard Bernstein, Pierre Boulez, Lorin Maazel, Eugene Ormandy, Sir Georg Solti, Franz Welser-Möst

This 11 DVD collection is a must-have for all American classical music lovers. The Top 5 American Orchestras in one box, featuring the Boston Symphony Orchestra, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, New York Philharmonic, The Cleveland Orchestra and The Philadelphia Orchestra. Including the legendary concert performance of the New York Philharmonic in North Koreas capital Pyongyang in 2008, and many other classic performances. With legendary conductors Leonard Bernstein, Pierre Boulez, Eugene Ormandi, Sir Georg Solti, Daniel Barenboim, Lorin Maazel, Franz Welser-Möst and world class soloists Norman Carol, Elisabete Matos, Itzhak Perlman, Kenneth Riegel and Christine Schäfer. With works by Beethoven, Berg, Bernstein, Bizet, Boulez, Brahms, Bruckner, Carli, de Falla, Debussy, Dvorák, Gershwin, Glinka, Handel, Holst, Liszt, Mussorgsky, Rachmaninov, Rimsky-Korsakov, Schubert, Strauss, Stravinsky, Tchaikovsky, Wagner and Wolf-Ferrari.

REPERTOIRE:
PIERRE BOULEZ Notations I-IV CLAUDE DEBUSSY La Mer; Le Jet d’eau; 3 Ballades de François Villon MANUEL DE FALLA El sombrero de tres picos JOHANNES BRAHMS Symphony No. 2 in D major, Op. 73; Symphony No. 4 in E minor, Op. 98 FRANZ LISZT A Faust Symphony ALBAN BERG Lulu-Suite (Excerpts) IGOR STRAVINSKY The Firebird; The Firebird – Suite (1919 version) LEONARD BERNSTEIN Candide – Overture GEORGES BIZET Farandole from L’Arlésienne Suite No. 2 ANTONÍN DVORÁK Symphony No 9 “From the New World” GEORGE GERSHWIN An American in Paris RICHARD WAGNER Lohengrin – Prelude to Act III MIKHAIL GLINKA Ruslan and Lyudmila – Overture GEORGE HANDEL Concerto in D Major NIKOLAI RIMSKY-KORSAKOV Sheherazade, Op. 35 RICHARD STRAUSS Der Rosenkavalier – Suite ERMANNO WOLF-FERRARI Il segreto di Susanna – Overture PYOTR TCHAIKOVSKY Violin Concerto in D Major, Op. 35 MODEST MUSSORGSKY Pictures at an Exhibition SERGEI RACHMANINOFF Symphony No. 2 in E minor, Op. 27 GUSTAV HOLST The Planets LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 1 in C Major FRANZ SCHUBERT Symphony No. 6 in C Major; Symphony No. 8 in B minor “Unfinished” ANTON BRUCKNER Symphony No. 9 in D minor

BONUS:
Daniel Barenboim in conversation with Pierre Boulez (DVD 1); Bernstein at Tanglewood (DVD 2); Documentary "Americans in Pyongyang" (DVD 5); Introduction to Schubert's Symphonies Nos. 6 & 8 by Sir Georg Solti (DVD 10); Introduction by Franz Welser-Möst

 

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ITEM NO NTSC:

2097018

UPC CODE NTSC:

880242970183

PICTURE FORMAT:

NTSC
16:9
, 4:3

SOUND FORMATS:

PCM-STEREO
DD 5.1
DTS 5.1

SUBTITLES:

English, French, German

BOOKLET:

DISC FORMAT:

DVD 9

NO OF DISCS:

11

RUN TIME:

1067 mins (DVD 1: 110 mins; DVD 2: 95 mins; DVD 3: 83 mins; DVD 4: 91 mins; DVD 5: 159 mins; DVD 6: 91 mins; DVD 7: 89 mins; DVD 8: 81 mins; DVD 9: 81 mins; DVD 10: 105 mins; DVD 11: 82 mins)

RELEASED:

2017-01-13


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