As Beethoven 250 year nears its conclusion, here are Otto Klemperer & the Philharmonia Orchestra in the Eroica, Vienna, May 1960…

In the first photo, it’s a shame that Klemperer’s left-arm is covering the leader’s face, it could be Manoug Parikian (Philharmonia leader 1949-57), although it’s easy to identify Hugh Bean (a future PO leader) to his left. As a postscript, I have no real memory of writing this… https://philharmonia.co.uk/who-we-are/our-history/ … but as I am credited, … Continue reading As Beethoven 250 year nears its conclusion, here are Otto Klemperer & the Philharmonia Orchestra in the Eroica, Vienna, May 1960…