The Romanian conductor Sergiu Celibidache (1912-96) was one of the most adamant personalities in the music world. He rehearsed three times as much as other conductors and avoided making recordings because he believed they were a false representation his musical intentions. This concert from the Herkulessaal in Munich captures one of the rare occasions on which he consented to a recording being made. He conducts the Munich Philharmonic Orchestra with Anton Bruckner’s “Romantic” Symphony No. 4 in E flat major.
SPECIAL FEATURE: Interview with Sergiu Celibidache about conducting Bruckner’s Symphony No. 4.
Sound Formats: PCM Stereo, D D 5.1
Picture Format: 4:3
DVD Format: DVD 9, NTSC
Languages (bonus): FR (Original Version), GB, DE
Running Time: 82 mins + 40 mins (bonus)
“Firm architecture, steadfast belief, sober conducting, no added rhetoric: these are the star qualities in Sergiu Celibidache's Bruckner”
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