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Vintage Years

Synopsis

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Celebrating Salzburg
The third of six programmes telling the story of the Salzburg Festival.
3: 1949-56. Richard Osborne traces the impact of Gottfried von Einem's endeavours to introduce a more radical commissioning policy, and recalls Furtwangler's triumphant return - conducting legendary performances of operas by Mozart, Beethoven, Weber and Verdi. The early 1950s also saw the chamber music, lieder and solo instrumental programmes reaching new levels of excellence. With reminiscences from critic Andrew Porter and music from
Bruckner's Symphony No 7 in E
(Vienna PO/Hans Knappertsbusch), Mozart's String Quartet in C, K465
(Dissonance) (Amadeus Quartet) and: Rolf Liebermann Penelope (Part 1) (first performance)
Vienna PO, conductor George Szell Weber Und ob die Wolke (Der Freischutz)
Elisabeth Grummer (soprano), Vienna PO, conductor Wilhelm Furtwangler Mozart Fantasia in C minor, K475
Claudio Arrau (piano)
Schubert An Silvia; Romance (Rosamunde); Die Vogel; Der Einsame; Vedi, Quanto Adoro
Elisabeth Schwarzkopf (soprano), Gerald Moore (piano)
Mozart Symphony No 25 in G minor, K183 Vienna PO, conductor Bruno Walter

Contributors

Unknown: Richard Osborne
Unknown: Andrew Porter
Unknown: Rolf Liebermann Penelope
Conductor: George Szell
Conductor: Weber Und
Soprano: Elisabeth Grummer
Conductor: Wilhelm Furtwangler
Conductor: Mozart Fantasia
Piano: Claudio Arrau
Unknown: Quanto Adoro
Soprano: Elisabeth Schwarzkopf
Piano: Gerald Moore
Conductor: Bruno Walter
Penelope: Christel Goltz (soprano)
Achille: Theo Bayle (tenor)
Podesta: Max Lorenz (tenor)
Beamte: Walter Berry (baritone)






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