Bartók, The Miraculous Mandarin, Suite Op. 19

A versatile and highly respected conductor, Christoph von Dohnányi has
pursued a remarkable career both in Europe and the United States. After
completing a long tenure as musical director and manager of the Frankfurt
Opera, he was appointed to the same posts at the Hamburg State Opera. In
1984 he succeeded Lorin Maazel as principal conductor of the Cleveland
Orchestra. He became first guest conductor of the London Philharmonic in
1994 as well. His commitment to new music is evident both in concert and
in recordings. He led the premieres of Henze's "Der junge Lord" and "Die
Bassariden". The "Miraculous Mandarin" was recorded in 1977 at Vienna's
Musikvereinssaal in a concert also featuring Richard Strauss's "Burleske"
and Mendelssohn's "Scottish" Symphony.

Composer: Béla Bartók
Title: Bartók, The Miraculous Mandarin, Suite Op. 19
Conductor: Christoph von Dohnányi
Orchestra: Wiener Philharmoniker
Video Director: Hugo Käch
Genre: Concert
Length: 20 minutes
Cat.No.: A05500629
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