Legendary Italian conductor Arturo Toscanini was born on this day in 1867 – 150 years ago.
Dying in 1957, he is widely regarded as one of the most acclaimed musicians of all time – remembered for his intensity, sonority and attention to orchestral detail.
He served Music Directorships with La Scala, The Metropolitan Opera, New York Philharmonic and the NBC Symphony Orchestra.
ROSSINI | WILLIAM TELL OVERTURE | ARTURO TOSCANINI & NBC SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
BEETHOVEN | SYMPHONY NO.9 | ARTURO TOSCANINI & NBC SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA