Saturday, October 27, 2012

Vienna Philharmonic: Mozart's Requiem (1991)

The Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, under the baton of Georg Solti, perform Mozart's Requiem in D minor, KV 626, on December 5, 1991, on the 200th anniversary of the composer's death; all the other details and background information is on screen for you to enjoy.



  1. Solti is one of my favorite conductors. The fact that his father changed his children's surname from Stern did not protect them against anti-Semitism, however.

    1. Yes, quite right; nor did Mahler's pragmatic conversion to Christianity.


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