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The Solti Centenary Concert

A celebratory concert from Symphony Center, Chicago marking the 100th anniversary of the birth of the great Hungarian conductor Sir Georg Solti. Valery Gergiev conducts the World Orchestra for Peace, the only orchestra which Solti ever founded, made up of players from the world's leading symphony orchestras. Lady Valerie Solti, the conductor's widow, introduces the concert, which features vocal soloists Angela Gheorghiu and Rene Pape and works by Mozart, Verdi, Strauss, Mahler and Bartok which chart the course of Solti's musical career.

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1 hour, 55 minutes

Last on

Fri 16 Nov 2012 19:30


Role Contributor
DirectorPeter Maniura
OrchestraWorld Orchestra for Peace
ConductorValery Gergiev
SingerAngela Gheorghiu
SingerRene Pape
ParticipantValerie Solti
NarratorJames Naughtie