The Death Of The Symphony Orchestra


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In an age of constantly rising prices, the cost of performing big works is becoming prohibitive. And as for today's composers, an increasing number prefer to try and write small-scale works for small-scale forces Will there be anvone to perform Beethoven and Brahms and Mahler in our concert halls 20 years from now? A discussion by GERALD MCDONALD , General Manager of the New Philharmonia Orchestra: NORMAN DEL MAR , conductor; ALEXANDER GOEHR , composer: and HANS KELLER , musician and writer, in charge of orchestral music at the BBC. Chairman JOHN AMIS

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Unknown: Gerald McDonald

Conductor: Norman Del Mar

Conductor: Alexander Goehr

Conductor: Hans Keller

Unknown: John Amis

Produced By: Daniel Snowman