CD-Box: Historic Performances
Clara Haskil | Otto Klemperer
Mozart Piano Concerto in D minor, K. 466
Robert Casadesus |Dimitri Mitropoulos
Beethoven Piano Concerto in E-flat major, Op. 73
(Recordings: Lucerne, 1959 & 1957)
Isaac Stern | Lorin Maazel
Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 35
Isaac Stern | Ernest Ansermet
Bartók Violin Concerto No. 2 Sz 112
(Recordings: Lucerne, 1958 & 1956)
Dvořák Symphony No. 8 in G major, Op. 88
Brahms Symphony No. 1 in C minor, Op. 68
(Recordings: Lucerne, 1969 & 1962)
A 3-CD box set in the Historic Performances series at a special price: marvel at the great pianists Clara Haskil and Robert Casadesus playing piano concertos by Mozart and Beethoven, violinist Isaac Stern's accounts of Bartók and Tchaikovsky, and Georg Szell at the helm in symphonies by Brahms and Dvořák.
The booklets in three languages provide extensive background information on the artists and their relationship with the Internationale Musikfestwochen in Lucerne, and also features photos from the festival archive, published here for the first time.
The Historic Performances CD series presents live concert recordings of influential Festival artists. The sound quality of the original tapes has been painstakingly restored, and each release is accompanied by extensive documentation of its historical as well as artistic significance, together with photos and historical material from the LUCERNE FESTIVAL archive – a history of the Festival in sound.