Rachmaninov: The Bells; Prokofiev: Lt. Kije Suite / Previn

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Recorded at the Royal Albert Hall, London on 26 July 1973 (Rachmaninov), Fairfield Hall, Croydon on 24 April 1977 (Prokofiev), and at the Royal Festival...
Recorded at the Royal Albert Hall, London on 26 July 1973 (Rachmaninov), Fairfield Hall, Croydon on 24 April 1977 (Prokofiev), and at the Royal Festival Hall, London on 25 November 1971 (Bernstein)

Picture format: NTSC 4:3
Sound format: Ambient Mastering
Region code: 0 (worldwide)
Menu language: English
Booklet notes: English, French, German
Running time: 62 mins
No. of DVDs: 1

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 DVD 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 DVD for the first time, incorporating rare archive footage that has been expertly and lovingly restored. - ICA Classics


Product Description:


  • Release Date: September 27, 2011


  • UPC: 5060244550384


  • Catalog Number: ICAD 5038


  • Label: ICA Classics


  • Number of Discs: 1


  • Composer: Leonard Bernstein, Sergei Prokofiev, Sergei Rachmaninov


  • Conductor: André Previn


  • Orchestra/Ensemble: London Symphony Chorus, London Symphony Orchestra


  • Performer: John Shirley-Quirk, Robert Tear, Sheila Armstrong