conducts the BBC Orchestra
The great English conductor of the prewar era was born in St Peters-burg. He was a champion of Russian music in general and Scriabin in particular. Christopher Dyment talks about this legendary figure and examines his recorded legacy.
Talks: Christopher Dyment
Records of the English conductor born in 1882 Tchaikovsky Overture: Hamlet
Strauss Symphonic Poem: Death and Transfiguration Rimsky-Korsakov Dance of the Tumblers (The Snow Maiden)
Borodin Symphony No 2 in b minor
LONDON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA