WAGNER, R.: Fliegende Hollander (Der): Overture / STRAUSS, R.: Don Juan / BEETHOVEN, L. van: Symphony No. 5 (Solti)


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Conductor: Solti, Georg

Wagner, Richard - Composer
Strauss, Richard - Composer

Venue: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Playing Time: 01:36:37
Television Director: Gutteridge, Tom
Producer: Spink, Alex
Producer: Todds, Walter
Catalogue Number: ICAD5024
UPC: 5060244550247

The ICA Classics Legacy series presents a collection of historic performances by some of the world's greatest artists. These performances are released on video for the first time, incorporating rare archive footage that has been expertly and lovingly restored.

Solti achieved great success with the first complete recording of Das Rheingold in 1958, after which his reputation for recording Wagner escalated. He was also known for his dramatic and expressive performances of works by Richard Strauss, demonstrated by this exciting rendition of Don Juan, with revealing bonus rehearsal material and an interview by John Culshaw. The 1985 performance of Beethoven's Fifth with the BBC Symphony Orchestra is equally thrilling, filmed during his tenure as Chief Conductor of the Chicago Symphony, with whom he recorded the full set of Beethoven symphonies.

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