DVD

  • The Dream of Gerontius

    The Dream of Gerontius

    Filmed in colour from Canterbury Cathedral in 1968, this DVD represents the only existing film of Sir Adrian Boult conducting The Dream of Gerontius. Sir Adrian Boult championed Elgar’s music throughout his life, following the composer’s prophetic words in a letter to the conductor: ‘I feel that my reputation in the future is safe in your hands’. Featuring a stellar cast of soloists including Dame Janet Baker, this performance is redolent of Sir Adrian Boult’s ‘commendable energy and typical humanity’ (The Gramophone Guide review of Boult’s 1975 studio recording of The Dream of Gerontius). This DVD also features a 60-minute documentary on Sir Adrian Boult produced by the BBC in 1989 to celebrate the centenary of his birth.
  • Tito Gobbi

    Tito Gobbi

    Excerpts from:
    RIGOLETTO
    GIANNI SCHICCHI
    TOSCA
    (1965–66)
    Renata Scotto
    Dennis Wicks
    Neil Howlett
    John Serge
    Elizabeth Robson
    Marie Collier

  • Kurt Sanderling

    Kurt Sanderling

    SCHUMANN
    Symphony No.4
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    MAHLER
    Das Lied von der Erde
    BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
    Carolyn Watkinson, John Mitchinson
    ROYAL ALBERT HALL, LONDON, 29 JULY 1988