George Szell

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United States conductor (born in Hungary) (1897-1970)


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There's no question that the Schwarzkopf recording of the Four Last Songs is a classic, and George Szell is the most sensitive and com-manding accompanying conductor.
Jack also thought highly of Stokowski, and that George Szell was an extreme taskmaster.
Otros de sus grandes directores en diferentes epocas fueron, por ejemplo (aparte de la sabida desaprobacion en 1934 de Wilhelm Furtwangler por considerarlo pro nazi), John Barbirolli, Bruno Walter, Leopold Stokowski, Dimitri Mitropoulos, Pierre Boulez, Zubin Mehta, George Szell, Kurt Masur y Lorin Maazel, nombres todos ellos que ayudaron a darle lustre.
When he was just 10 he played Beethoven's 4th piano concerto with the Scottish Symphony Orchestra under conductor George Szell.
Or the complete set that Bruno Walter did with the Columbia Symphony Orchestra, or George Szell with the Cleveland Orchestra?
The only Abschied that compares is Maureen Forrester's, recorded live with George Szell and the Cleveland Orchestra in 1967 in Berlin.
From Sony Classical, we have legendary pianist Leon Fleisher with the Cleveland Orchestra conducted by the legendary George Szell back in 1959 and 1961 (Sony Classical 82876-78767-2), while on Arte Nova, we have pianist Yefim Bronfman with the Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich under the baton of David Zinman (Arte Nova ANO 640100), recorded in 2004.
Martinu also found promoters among the most important conductors of his day--Sergei Koussevitzky, Charles Munch, Ernest Ansermet, Paul Sacher, Eugene Ormandy, George Szell, Walter Straram, Rafael Kubelik, Vaclav Talich and Karel Ancerl.
George Szell was viewed as a martinet of a conductor, but such waspishness never comes across in this loving, dramatic and elegant reading, always understated and all the more powerful for that, of Tchaikovsky's Fifth Symphony.
And I think there is only one recording, quite a good one as it happens by John Browning with the conductor George Szell.
In an interview with Paul Myers of the then Columbia Records, George Szell remembered Strauss's conductorial performances as "very often perfunctory.
25, at 66; and George Szell, conductor of the Cleveland Orchestra from 1946, July 30, at 73.
This chapter depicts how Mischakoff was routinely in the professional company of composers and conductors such as Richard Strauss, Bruno Walter, George Szell, Howard Hanson, and Fritz Reiner.
Pablo Casals opened up so much of the cello repertoire, not least in his peerless performances of the Bach solo Suites, and here his readings of the Dvorak concerto (with the Czech Philharmonic under the rigorous George Szell in Prague in 1937) and the Elgar (BBC Symphony Orchestra conducted by the great Elgarian Sir Adrian Boult, recorded in London in 1945) show both emotional passion and a great purity of line.