Episodes

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Ruslan And Ludmilla19970929Conductor Georg Solti died on 5 September 1997. Humphrey Carpenter presents an evening celebrating the man and his music, including the comments and recollections of Solti's friends and collaborators. Beginning with Glinka: Overture `Ruslan and Ludmilla'. London Symphony Orchestra

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The Essential Solti19980102The last of four programmes about conductor Georg Solti. `The Essential Solti'. Richard Osborne, Jonathan Swain and Patrick O'Connor pick their way through Solti's rich recorded legacy.

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197D01The Fastest Baton In The West19971229Four programmes of highlights from Radio 3's Solti evening.

1: `The Fastest Baton in the West'.

Humphrey Carpenter introduces recollections of Solti on and off the rostrum.

197D02A Lion At The Opera19971230Four programmes of highlights from Radio 3's Solti evening.

2: `A Lion at the Opera'.

Humphrey Burton surveys Solti's operatic work, with Birgit Nilsson, Dame Kiri Te Kanawa, Placido Domingo and Sir Peter Hall.

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197D03Solti Snapshots19971231The third of four programmes of highlights from Radio 3's Solti evening.

3: `Solti Snapshots'.

Humphrey Carpenter introduces memorable encounters with Solti.

Evelyn Glennie remembers Solti the pianist, and Richard Eyre recalls his first, bracing meeting with the maestro.

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