Georg Solti

Georg Solti : Sir Georg Solti (1912 - 1997) | Great Conductors In Rehearsal

Rehearsing and conducting the Overture to Tannhäuser by Richard Wagner with the Süddeutsche Rundfunk Symphony Orchestra

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0:00 1st Rehearsal
30:31 2nd Rehearsal
43:36 Performance

This video recording provides us with a portrait of a man whose conducting technique contrasts fascinatingly with that of other conductors in the series. Sir Georg Solti's rehearsal and performance of Wagner's Tannhäuser Overture with the Süddeutsche Rundfunk Symphony Orchestra is a fine illustration of this conductor's insistence on absolute precision, his energetic style and his close familiarity with the score.

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