Seiji Ozawa has dedicated most of his life to the service of music. He is not only one of Japan’s best-known conductors but also the founder of the Saito Kinen Festival Matsumoto, better known as the Seiji Ozawa Festival.
This Seiji Ozawa edition provides a representative selection of Ozawa's extensive work. The range of the recorded repertoire impressively reflects the versatility of this exceptional conductor.
DVD 1: Seiji Ozawa conducts Brahms Symphony No. 4 in E minor, Op. 98
DVD 2: A Russian Night – Waldbühne 1993
DVD 3: A Gershwin Night – Waldbühne 2003
DVD 4: Karajan Memorial Concert 2008
DVD 5: Seiji Ozawa at the Matsumoto Festival
Schubert: Symphony No. 5 in B major, D. 485
Takemitsu: "November Steps"
Brahms: Symphony No. 4 in E minor, Op. 98
Mozart: Divertimento in D major, KV 136
Rimsky-Korsakov: Russian Easter Overture, Op. 36
Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker Suite; Overture “1812”, Op. 49; Serenade for Strings: Valse; Symphony No.6 in B minor, Op.74 “Pathétique”
Borodin: Polovtsian Dance No. 17
Stravinsky: The Firebird: Infernal Dance of Kashchei – Lullaby – Finale
Khachaturian: Sabre Dance
J. Strauss: Radetzky March
Lincke: Berliner Luft
Gershwin: An American in Paris; Rhapsody in Blue; Concerto in F; Strike Up the Band; I Got Rhythm
Roberts: Cole After Midnight
van Beethoven: Concerto for Violin and Orchestra in D major, Op.61; Symphony No. 2 in D major, Op. 36; Symphony No. 7 in A major, Op. 92; Choral Fantasy in C minor, Op. 80
J. S. Bach: Partita for Solo Violin No.2 in D minor, BWV1004