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1970 – BERNSTEIN’s VERDI REQUIEM …..BOB AUGER’S CBS RECORDING AT THE ROYAL ALBERT HALL

PART TWO OF TWO:(Do start with my previous post, about the St.Paul’s concert: HERE) By DAVID TAYLOR Leonard Bernstein certainly packed in as much as he could when he went ‘abroad’. Arriving in London on the 18th February, he scheduled the rehearsals and then on the 22nd did the public Albert Hall concert for the…

By David Taylor 2020-08-21 0

1970 – BERNSTEIN’s VERDI REQUIEM – ST.PAUL’S CONCERT..and 50 years later – the recovered stereo mix!

PART ONE OF TWO By DAVID TAYLOR In February 1970 I’d only been with London Weekend TV for a few months when we broadcast a classical concert that affected me more than any other I had experienced. This was Leonard Bernstein conducting the London Symphony Orchestra in the Verdi Requiem in St.Paul’s Cathedral. As a…

By David Taylor 2020-08-05 0