We conclude our week long celebration of conductor Georg Solti’s 100th birth anniversary on Symphony @ 7 tonight with his acclaimed recording of Gustav Mahler’s Symphony No. 8, Symphony of a Thousand.
The 100th birth anniversary celebration of conductor Georg Solti continues this evening with the Fourth Symphony of Johannes Brahms from a widely admired set of all four symphonies he recorded in the late 1970s with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra for Decca Records.
This evening on Symphony @ 7, we continue our week long 100th birth anniversary celebration of Sir Georg Solti with his Chicago Symphony Orchestra and Chorus recording of Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 in D minor.
Sir Georg Solti is the star of The Golden Ring, filmed by the BBC in Vienna in 1964.
We continue our week long celebration of conductor Georg Solti on Classical 101 this evening on Symphony @ 7 with Sir Georg leading the Chicago Symphony Orchestra in Mendelssohn.
Hungarian-born conductor Georg Solti would have been 100 yesterday, and we’re celebrating his recording legacy this week on Symphony @ 7.
Above: 2011 American Classical Music Hall of Fame inductee cellist Gregor Piatigorsky plays “The Swan” from Saint-Saëns’ Carnival of the Animals. A Pulitzer Prize-winning composer, an orchestra with more than 60 Grammy Awards to its credit and a founder of the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center are among the 2011 American Classical Music Hall [...]