Arturo Toscanini


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Italian conductor of many orchestras worldwide (1867-1957)

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The Montblanc Donation Pen 'Arturo Toscanini' will be available as fountain-pen and ballpoint pen in more than 360 Montblanc boutiques and from selected trade partners around the world.
- 1 Corinthians 12:21 (The Message) FAMOUS Italian conductor Arturo Toscanini once offered some advice to a top soloist but she was too proud to accept it and said: 'I am the star of this performance!' Toscanini responded firmly: 'Madame, in this performance there are no stars.' This is also true of the church.
My guess is that the average man-in-the-street wouldn't know too many of the twentieth century's great conductors, but two names would be instantly recognized: Arturo Toscanini and Leopold Stokowski.
Nureyev contributed to the legend of La Scala in the last decades of the century muchas soprano Maria Callas or conductor Arturo Toscanini had in earlier generations.
Consider the conductor Arturo Toscanini who directed the Metropolitan Opera from 1908 to 1925, the New York Philharmonic from 1926 to 1936 and the NBC Symphony, from 1937 to 1954.
Arturo Toscanini: The NBC Years is the sort of book that can make for tedious reading.
Included among the 80 prints are portraits of musicians and composers such as Paul Robeson, Arturo Toscanini and Dave Byrne; images that illustrate specific music or songs; pictures inspired by the music of a locale, particularly New Orleans and Harlem; and visual portrayals of the music itself, most notably avant-garde composer John Cage's abstract etching "Global Village 37-48."
She had previously triumphed in European concerts where Arturo Toscanini heard her and said: "Yours is a voice such as one hears once in a hundred years."
NBC, for example, not only presented classical music but also founded its own orchestra, hiring the most celebrated conductor of the day, Arturo Toscanini, to lead it.
The world-famous conductor Arturo Toscanini was in no doubt, describing Lanza as having "the greatest voice of the Twentieth Century" and, because of his lead role in the film The Great Caruso, he stood comparison with Enrico Caruso himself without being disadvantaged.
Weinstein wants to continue his run of biographies by dramatizing conductor Arturo Toscanini's musicality and heroism through his impassioned disputes with fascist leader Mussolini.
Elite Disneyphiles in the 1930s included Gilbert Seldes, Sergei Eisenstein, Mark Van Doren, and Arturo Toscanini; comparisons to Leonardo, Hogarth, Daumier, and Matisse were routinely preferred, except by those critics who saw in Disney something entirely new and unprecedented in art.
From 1937 to 1954, a commercial radio network, NBC, not only broadcast regular concerts conducted by Arturo Toscanini but underwrote his orchestra.
It was born during a virulent public dispute between Puccini and Leoncavello (composer of "I Pagliacci"), both of whom announced their intention to write an opera based on Murger's earlier novel, "Scenes de la vie Boheme." Then Puccini's Turin opening, conducted by Arturo Toscanini, received distinctly mixed notices; and much like a Broadway show, the opera required some tinkering.