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George Szell: Episode II

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Peter Hastings/Courtesy of The Cleveland Orchestra Archives
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George Szell, conducting the Cleveland Orchestra in Tokyo in 1970.

In our second week highlighting the talented George Szell, who went on to transform the Cleveland Orchestra into a magnificent instrument second to none. In this program is Brahms' Symphony No. 1 in a remarkable 1957 recording, plus a little Mozart.

Compositions and Recordings

I. Allegro from Symphony No. 28 in C Major, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
George Szell, The Cleveland Orchestra

Symphony No. 1 in C Minor, Johannes Brahms
George Szell, The Cleveland Orchestra

Frank Byrne is the host of From the Archives on 91.9 Classical KC.
Leah Sosland is an intern for 91.9 Classical KC.