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From the Archives - Szell and the Cleveland Orchestra

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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.

Hear incredible music by George Szell and the Cleveland Orchestra — one of the most successful artistic partnerships of the 20th century. We’ll hear music by Wagner and Richard Strauss in stunning live performances that must be heard to be believed.

Compositions and Recordings

Prelude to "Khovanschina"
by Modest Mussorgsky
George Szell with the Cleveland Orchestra

Prelude and Good Friday Spell from "Parsifal"
by Richard Wagner
George Szell with the Cleveland Orchestra

Death and Transfiguration Op. 24
by Richard Strauss
George Szell with the Cleveland Orchestra

Frank Byrne is the host of From the Archives on 91.9 Classical KC.
Brooke Knoll is the digital audience specialist and on-air host for Classical KC. You can reach her at brooke@classicalkc.org.