The London Philharmonic Orchestra was saddened to hear of the death on 19 December 2015 of their former Principal Conductor Kurt Masur.
We remember him through his musical legacy, here conducting the London Philharmonic Orchestra at the BBC Proms at the Royal Albert Hall, London on 28 July 2004 in Schubert's Unfinished Symphony.
These 5 short movements of Scriabin piano works were arranged by composer Oliver Knussen, who sadly passed away this week.
Recorded at Southbank Centre’s Royal Festival Hall. (2015)
Performed by London Philharmonic Orchestra.
Conducted by Vladimir Jurowski.
With thanks to Gunmar Music.
1. Désir, Opus 57, No.1
2. Nuances, Opus 56, No.3
3. Caresse dansée, Opus 57, No.2
4. Feuillet d’Album, Opus 58
5. Enigme, Opus 52, No.2
By 17.IX - Orchestra Mozart [CC BY 2.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons
Join conductor Juanjo Mena and writer and broadcaster Gerard McBurney as they explore Stravinsky’s The Rite of Spring. In this pre-concert talk they discuss Lithuanian melodies and influences, and the challenges of conducting the work.
Bruckner's 7th symphony, recorded live in concert in October 2012 at the Royal Festival Hall, London.
Stanislaw Skrowaczewski conducts the London Philharmonic Orchestra.
The recording was released in August 2013, cat no. LPO-0071