RACHMANINOV, S.: Bells (The) / PROKOFIEV, S.: Lieutenant Kije Suite (Previn)

RACHMANINOV, S.: Bells (The) / PROKOFIEV, S.: Lieutenant Kije Suite (Previn)


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- (Disc 1)
Conductor: Previn, Andre

Playing Time: 01:02:10
Television Director: Chappell, Herbert
Television Director: Large, Brian
Catalogue Number: ICAD5038
UPC: 5060244550384

A multitalented conductor, Previn leads the LSO in the first performance of Rachmaninov's The Bells at the BBC Proms with celebrated soloists Sheila Armstrong, Robert Tear and John Shirley-Quirk. All three performances on this video were recorded during Previn's eleven year tenure as Principal Conductor of the London Symphony Orchestra, from which he received a Gramophone Lifetime Achievement Award in 2008.

The ICA Classics Legacy series presents a collection of historic performances by some of the world's greatest artists. These performances are released on video for the first time, incorporating rare archive footage that has been expertly and lovingly restored.

Part 1

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