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From the Archives - István Kertész Pt. IV

Conductor István Kertész.
Conductor István Kertész.

In the final program of this profile, Kertész leads music of Vaughan Williams, Respighi, and Bartok. In music ranging from the sacred to the profane, he demonstrates uncanny ability to draw from each genre characteristic and compelling performances.

Compositions and Recordings

Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis
by Ralph Vaughan Williams
István Kertész and the London Symphony

The Birds
by Ottorino Respighi
István Kertész and the London Symphony

Miraculous Mandarin Suite
by Béla Bartók
István Kertész and the Chicago Symphony

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