WRTI Spotlight
2:38 pm
Mon July 14, 2008

Remembering Herbert von Karajan on Two Sundays in July

Join us for a two-part biographical portrait of the legendary Maestro on Sunday, July 20 and 27, from 3 to 5 pm.

Broadcast in recognition of the centenary of Karajan's birth, the program features recorded memories from international singers, instrumentalists, and orchestra players who performed with Karajan, and others in the music industry who knew and worked with him.

Among those remembering Karajan are tenor Jos? Carreras, baritone Jos? van Dam, baritone Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, soprano Mirella Freni, soprano Barbara Hendricks, flutist Sir James Galway, soprano Sumi Jo, pianist Yevgeni Kissin, tenor Luciano Pavarotti, and tenor Jon Vickers. Also included is archival material of Herbert von Karajan speaking with famous musical figures.