Antonio Pappano @ Royal College of Music: conducts Vaughan Williams’s Fifth Symphony; Alim Beisembayev (Leeds Comp winner last year) plays Ravel’s G-major Piano Concerto; also Elizabeth Maconchy’s Nocturne & Arnold Bax’s Tintagel;  January 21, 2022; Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall.

Antonio Pappano @ Royal College of Music: conducts Vaughan Williams’s Fifth Symphony; Alim Beisembayev (Leeds Comp winner last year) plays Ravel’s G-major Piano Concerto; also Elizabeth Maconchy’s Nocturne & Arnold Bax’s Tintagel; January 21, 2022; Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall.

Good to have Tony Pappano filling the gap between his outstanding LSO recordings of VW 4 & 6, http://www.colinscolumn.com/antonio-pappano-records-vaughan-williamss-symphonies-4-6-for-lso-live/....
George Szell: 1) conducts The Cleveland Orchestra in Prokofiev’s Fifth Symphony (concert, September 28, 1967); 2) interview with John Culshaw (BBC, September 1968, London); 3) conducts Cleveland Orchestra in Tchaikovsky’s Sixth Symphony (concert at Blossom Music Center, Cuyahoga  Falls, Ohio, August 16, 1969). [All three are audio only.]

George Szell: 1) conducts The Cleveland Orchestra in Prokofiev’s Fifth Symphony (concert, September 28, 1967); 2) interview with John Culshaw (BBC, September 1968, London); 3) conducts Cleveland Orchestra in Tchaikovsky’s Sixth Symphony (concert at Blossom Music Center, Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, August 16, 1969). [All three are audio only.]

John Culshaw (1924-80), Decca producer, photographed (right) with Georg Solti I assume the Prokofiev, which post-dates Szell’s CBS/Cleveland recording by several years, is from Severance Hall, but as the YouTube poster is Japanese maybe it’s from a tour...
Berliner Philharmoniker – Philippe Jordan conducts Richard Strauss’s Alpensinfonie & Wagner’s Rheingold – Anja Kampe sings Alban Berg’s Altenberg-Lieder [live Digital Concert Hall webcast]

Berliner Philharmoniker – Philippe Jordan conducts Richard Strauss’s Alpensinfonie & Wagner’s Rheingold – Anja Kampe sings Alban Berg’s Altenberg-Lieder [live Digital Concert Hall webcast]

Saturday, January 22, 2022 Berliner Philharmonie, Herbert-von-Karajan-Straße, Berlin If ever I had to choose just one Richard Strauss opus it could certainly be Alpine Symphony. It represents more than the mechanics of climbing a mountain, and it may well chart Life’s...