SWR Classic releases Sergiu Celibidache conducting Symphonies by Haydn (No.102) and Tchaikovsky (No.6, ‘Pathétique’).

September 17, 1959, Villa Berg, Stuttgart, Celibidache conducts a without-audience programme for broadcast, the Stuttgart Radio SO honed to the nth degree without denuding spontaneity and passion. The Haydn is wonderful – gravitas, sparkling vitality, eloquence, grandeur/songfulness (Minuet & Trio indivisible), and a fizzing Finale that could not go faster (it’s marked Presto) or be … Continue reading SWR Classic releases Sergiu Celibidache conducting Symphonies by Haydn (No.102) and Tchaikovsky (No.6, ‘Pathétique’).