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Maestro or Mephisto: The Real Georg Solti

Georg Solti was one of the most charismatic and controversial conductors of the twentieth century, one who dominated classical music for nearly fifty years through a winning, if not always endearing, combination of ambition, technique, sheer bloody-mindedness and genius. This film marks the centenary of his birth and re-examines the Solti legend and legacy, using rare archive footage and contemporary interviews with some of the biggest names in classical music.

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1 hour

Last on

Fri 9 Nov 2012 20:00


Role Contributor
ProducerAndy King-Dabbs
DirectorAndy King-Dabbs
Executive ProducerPeter Maniura
ParticipantAngela Gheorghiu
ParticipantKiri Te Kanawa
ParticipantValery Gergiev
ParticipantPlacido Domingo
NarratorJames Naughtie

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