Mahler: Symphony No. 4; Wagner: Parsifal Prelude; Mendelssohn: Ruy Blas Overture / Rudolf Kempe (rec. 1957-67)
1 CD / ICA Classics / 2013-11-19Works: Gustav Mahler: Symphony no 4 in G major; Richard Wagner: Parsifal; Felix Mendelssohn: Ruy Blas Overture, Op. 95
Conductors: Kempe, Rudolf
Ensemble: BBC Symphony Orchestra; London Symphony Orchestra
The highly distinguished conductor Rudolf Kempe (1910-1976) started as an oboist with the Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra. During the Second World War, he was chief conductor...continue...
1 CD / SOMM / 2007-02-01Works: Richard Wagner: The Flying Dutchman; Lohengrin; Wesendonck Lieder; Tristan und Isolde; Spoken Word: Kirsten Flagstad
Performers: Flagstad, Kirsten [Soprano Vocals]
Conductors: Beecham, Thomas
Ensemble: BBC Symphony Orchestra
Those who had the privilege of hearing Beecham conduct or witness Flagstad's renowned stage appearances never forgot those performances. For today's audiences, these rare recordings...continue...