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Classic Archive™: Leonard Bernstein conducts Shostakovich 5

London Symphony Orchestra
Leonard Bernstein

Shostakovich’s Fifth Symphony is given an electrifying reading by the London Symphony Orchestra under the baton of the great Leonard Bernstein. His innate musicality and commanding presence is complemented by his unbounded energy, embracing the majestic properties of this great work. As a bonus, this DVD offers an enthralling glimpse of Bernstein in rehearsal with the orchestra. Sourced from the BBC Archives, London, December 1966, film in b/w., directed by Humphrey Burton.

Repertoire

Dmitry Shostakovich: Symphony No. 5 in D minor, Op. 47

Facts DVD

Item number
3085318
UPC number
880242853189
Region code
0
Picture format
NTSC 4:3
Sound format
PCM Mono
Release
Total running time
54 mins
Details running time
49 mins (Performance), 5 mins (Bonus)
Booklet notes
English, French, German
No. of discs
1
Recording
2010/1967
Bonus
Bonus: Bernstein in rehearsal with the London Symphony Orchestra
Bonus subtitles
English, French, German