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Rafael Kubelik - A Portrait

Release Date: 08/14/2007 
Label:  Deutsche Grammophon   Catalog #: 000916409  
Composer:  Wolfgang Amadeus MozartLudwig van BeethovenAnton Bruckner
Conductor:  Rafael Kubelik
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews


MOZART: Symphonie No. 38 »Prager · Prague«
BEETHOVEN: Symphonien Nos. 2 + 3 »Eroica«
Ouvertüre · Overture »Leonore III«
BRUCKNER: Symphonie No. 4 »Romantische · Romantic«
+ Documentary: Scenes from a Musical Life

Wiener Philharmoniker
Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
Berliner Philharmoniker

2 DVD-VIDEO NTSC 073 4325 |G|H 2|
Picture Format: 4:3
Subtitles: German/English/French/Spanish/Chinese
A production of UNITEL, Munich

* A comprehensive portrait of one of the 20th century’s most
Read more brilliant and charismatic conductors – under-appreciated because of his reluctance to embrace the “star” system – working with three great orchestras: Berliner Philharmoniker, Concertgebouworkest Amsterdam and Wiener Philharmoniker.
* "Kubelik was one of those rare musicians whose human qualities were evident both in music making and outside. You could feel in the way he treated the musicians and in the way he behaved generally, what a generous and free human being he was." -- Daniel Barenboim
* “One of the best music films in years.” -- Süddeutsche Zeitung
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Works on This Recording

Symphony no 38 in D major, K 504 "Prague" by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor:  Rafael Kubelik
Period: Classical 
Written: 1786; Vienna, Austria 
Symphony no 2 in D major, Op. 36 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Rafael Kubelik
Period: Classical 
Written: 1801-1802; Vienna, Austria 
Symphony no 3 in E flat major, Op. 55 "Eroica" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Rafael Kubelik
Period: Classical 
Written: 1803; Vienna, Austria 
Leonore Overture no 3 in C major, Op. 72a by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Rafael Kubelik
Period: Classical 
Written: 1805-1806; Vienna, Austria 
Symphony no 4 in E flat major, WAB 104 "Romantic" by Anton Bruckner
Conductor:  Rafael Kubelik
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1874; Vienna, Austria 

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