This week’s Music Treasury will feature Paul Paray, the distinguished French conductor, organist, and composer. Paray’s long life (over nine decades and through two world wars) saw him active in Europe and the United States, as well as Israel, with premier orchestras in New York, Detroit, San Francisco, Boston, Monte-Carlo, and others. Paray conducted the breadth of orchestral music, and he particularly specialized in French symphonic literature.
This week’s show will feature recordings of pieces by Chabrier, Rimsky-Korsakov, Mendelssohn, Handel, and Strauss (Richard), concluding with end of Mahler’s Symphony Number 5. Hosted by Dr Gary Lemco, the show can be heard on 26 November 2017, between 19:00 and 21:00 PST, as well a streaming broadcast through kzsulive.stanford.edu.