Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
Hans Graf — Conductor
Vadim Repin — Violin
SymphonyCast 11/12/2012 (Hour 1)
SymphonyCast 11/12/2012 (Hour 2)
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RESPIGHI: Fontane di Roma
PROKOFIEV: Violin Concerto No. 2
RACHMANINOV: Symphony No. 1
BRAHMS: Tragic Overture, Op. 81
Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Bernard Haitink
BRAHMS The Symphonies
Nothing is worse than having your life determined by people who show up unprepared, and that's exactly what happened to Rachmaninov. At the first performance of his first symphony, the conductor showed up drunk and the orchestra hadn't practiced. In the words of Homer Simpson, "D'oh!"
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