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From the Archives - István Kertész Pt. I

István Kertész, conductor.
Adrian Siegel
István Kertész, conductor.

Kertész, one in the long line of great Hungarian conductors, had a huge repertoire and masterful skills at interpreting music. In the first show of this series featuring him, we’ll hear examples of how be inspired both musicians and audiences.

Compositions and Recordings

Don Pasquale Overture
by Gaetano Donizetti
István Kertész and the Vienna State Opera

Prologue: Duke Bluebeard's Castle
by Béla Bartók
István Kertész and the London Symphony

Symphony No. 1 "Spring"
by Robert Schumann
István Kertész and the London Symphony

Frank Byrne is the host of From the Archives on 91.9 Classical KC.
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