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Otto Klemperer was one of the most important conductors of the 20th century and certainly one of the most original and atypical figures among the great German maestros, in complete opposition with the “romantic” vein personified by such as Bruno…
Length
80 mins
Prog. No.
7484
This episode of Classic Archive is dedicated to the cellist Maurice Gendron. Less renowned than some of his compatriots such as Pierre Fournier and André Navarra, he shows us through these archives that his talent is nevertheless outstanding. First,…
Length
56 mins
Prog. No.
7430
This episode of Classic Archive pays homage to Ivry Gitlis, a violinist who marked his generation with the originality of his performance and his very familiar contact with the audience. We listen to him performing the classic Concerto for violin in…
Length
52 mins
Prog. No.
7431
This episode of Classic Archive pays homage to Igor Stravinsky. This conductor particularly stood out the 20ieth century for being a talented composer. And that’s precisely two of his works we are discovering through this program. The first archive…
Length
54 mins
Prog. No.
7443
This episode presents the three Menuhins: Yehudi, Hephzibah and Jeremy. The first three works are by Bartok and were recorded in 1973. Contrasts for clarinet, violin and piano, performed by Yehudi Menuhin, his son and the clarinettist, Thea King, is…
Length
53 mins
Prog. No.
7450
This episode of Classic Archive presents the French pianist Robert Casadesus. During his career, he met the composer Ravel and they became great friends. In 1960, he performed his Sonatine for British TV. Casadesus, a lover of French music, often…
Length
52 mins
Prog. No.
7468
This episode of Classic Archive presents different works by Richard Strauss. Elisabeth Schwarzkopf was one of the greatest performers of Richard Strauss' music, and the role of the Marschallin in Der Rosenkavalier is one of her favourites. Here we…
Length
52 mins
Prog. No.
7469
This episode of Classic Archive is devoted to pianist Hephzibah Menuhin: Yehudi’s younger sister. It was no easy task to make a name for herself in the shadow of such a prestigious brother. Yet, Hephzibah managed to find her way, championed by…
Length
52 mins
Prog. No.
7405
This episode of Classic Archive introduces us two great opera singers, Galina Vichnievskaia and Boris Christoff. The first part is devoted to Vichnievskaia and takes place in Paris in 1970. She performs Tchaïchovsky’s Ottchevo and Serenada , and then…
Length
53 mins
Prog. No.
7442
This Classic Archive program presents two of the greatest Wagnerian performers: the tenor Wolfgang Windgassen and the soprano Gré Brouwenstijn. First, Windgassen as Parsifal (in the 1964 concert version)performing three excerpts from acts 2 and 3…
Length
51 mins
Prog. No.
7476