Lorin Maazel Archive
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Excellent live performances from Bavaria; Maazel and his band are reliable guides to the canonic Schubert Eight.
MAHLER: Complete Symphonies 1 – 10; etc. – Royal Concertgebouw Orch. (various conductors), Blu-ray (2013, 11 discs)
This is a quite amazing collection of all the Mahler symphonies, including Deryck Cooke’s revision of No. 10.
An excellent chance to sample the rare acoustics of St. Marks in Venice, and a performance that lives up to the venue.
A terrific solution for those of us who can’t stand the Wagnerian bellowing.
BERLIOZ: Symphonie fantastique; BEETHOVEN: Piano Concerto No. 1; R. STRAUSS: Till Eulenspiegel – Geza Anda, piano/ Vienna Philharmonic/Lorin Maazel – Orfeo (2 CDs)
This Salzburg Festival concert of 1963 marked the first appearance of conductor Lorin Maazel, the former wunderkind who replaced the recently deceased Ferenc Fricsay