CLASSIC ARCHIVE: Leonard Bernstein Conducts Shostakovich


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- (Disc 1)

Symphony No. 5 in D minor, Op. 47

Date of Concert: 12-1966
Playing Time: 00:52:55
Television Director: Burton, Humphrey
Catalogue Number: EUROARTS8531

Shostakovich's Fifth Symphony is given an electrifying reading by the London Symphony Orchestra under the baton of the great Leonard Bernstein. His innate musicality and commanding presence is complemented by his unbounded energy, embracing he majestic properties of this great work. An enthralling glimpse of Bernstein in rehearsal with the orchestra is given here as a bonus.

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