This release marks an extraordinary performance under the baton of Erich Leinsdorf, who was principal conductor of the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra, musical director of the New York City Opera,conductor of the Boston Symphony Orchestra and director of the Tanglewood Festival.
Erich Leinsdorf always insisted on the highest level of musicianship in everything he did and he was always able to maintain spirit of perfection for a vast repertoire covering virtually every important section of the world´s music literature.
These four television concerts show Erich Leinsdorf during rehearsals with the Symphony Orchestra of the Südwestfunk in Baden-Baden, Germany with Preludes and Interludes from ParsifalRead more by Wagner and Schumann´s Symphony No. 4.
The rehearsals are complemented by complete performances of the two works conducted by Erich Leinsdorf. Read less