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From The Archives - Antal Doráti

Conductor Antal Doráti
Conductor Antal Doráti

Hungarian/American conductor Antal Doráti
was a superb musician and a dedicated orchestral trainer who left every orchestra better than he found it. In this week's show we have music from two of his countrymen, Zoltan Kodaly and Franz Liszt, in masterful interpretations by Doráti.

Compositions and Recordings

Hary Janos Suite
by Zoltán Kodály
Antal Doráti and the Netherlands Radio Philharmonic

Piano Concerto No. 1 in E-flat
by Franz Liszt
Antal Doráti and the Dallas Symphony
Artur Rubenstein, piano

Hungarian Rhapsody No. 6
by Franz Liszt
Antal Doráti and the London Symphony

Frank Byrne is the host of From the Archives on 91.9 Classical KC.
Sam Wisman is a Senior Producer for 91.9 Classical KC and a backup announcer for KCUR 89.3. Email him at