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Szell

George. 1897--1970, US conductor, born in Hungary
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He concertized with every major orchestra and made numerous touchstone recordings for Columbia/Epic under the direction of George Szell and the Cleveland Orchestra.
On the first CD you have two recordings, one made in 1959 and 1961 by a young Leon Fleisher and the esteemed George Szell and his Cleveland Orchestra.
She sang with many of the greatest conductors, including Walter, George Szell, Leopold Stokowski, Otto Klemperer, Fritz Reiner, Josef Krips, Herbert yon Karajan, Leonard Bernstein, Sir Thomas Beecham, Sir John Barbirolli, Eugene Ormandy, William Steinberg, Igor Markevitch, Lorin Maazel, Ferenc Fricsay, Zubin Mehta, Hermann Scherchen, Seiji Ozawa and Sk Andrew Davis.
In an interview with Paul Myers of the then Columbia Records, George Szell remembered Strauss's conductorial performances as "very often perfunctory.
This chapter depicts how Mischakoff was routinely in the professional company of composers and conductors such as Richard Strauss, Bruno Walter, George Szell, Howard Hanson, and Fritz Reiner.
Pablo Casals opened up so much of the cello repertoire, not least in his peerless performances of the Bach solo Suites, and here his readings of the Dvorak concerto (with the Czech Philharmonic under the rigorous George Szell in Prague in 1937) and the Elgar (BBC Symphony Orchestra conducted by the great Elgarian Sir Adrian Boult, recorded in London in 1945) show both emotional passion and a great purity of line.
This all-French programme had earlier begun with Henri Dutilleux's Metaboles, composed in 1965 for George Szell and the Cleveland Orchestra.
Krasa's two-act opera received its premiere on May 18, 1933 at the Neues deutsches Theater in Prague with George Szell in the pit.
He explains his art beautifully but also brings a refreshingly human element to his often-funny interactions with some of the most formidable artists of the 20th century, including Artur Schnabel, George Szell and Leonard Bernstein.
Chapter 2 then focuses on other prominent American conductors of the mid twentieth century (including Fritz Reiner, George Szell, Otto Klemperer, and Dmitri Mitropoulos).
This BBC release is of a concert given at the Royal Festival Hall in November 1968 by the New Philharmonia Orchestra (as the Philharmonia was then called when its founder, Walter Legge, was trying to disband it) under the legendary conductor George Szell.
The work premiered in Prague in 1933 under the baton of George Szell, and enjoyed considerable success there and in other Central European houses before 1939, when the composer was sent to Terezin and thence to the Auschwitz gas chambers.