Drottningholm, Of Smoke And Mirrors

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iii) Of Smoke and Mirrors

Arnold Őstman's recordings of the Mozart operas are highly prized authentic readings of these classical works. Today brings a chance to hear part of his Magic Flute and also to sample Johann Gottlieb Naumann's Swedish Nationalist opera 'Gustaf Wasa' - a great cause c退lèbre at a point in Gustavus III's reign when Sweden and Denmark were on a war footing.

Donald Macleod talks about former Drottnigholm music director Arnold Ostman.