German conductor Kurt Masur was born on this day in 1927.
Widely respected as one of the most eminent conductors of all time, Maestro Masur served distinguished conducting positions with the Dresden Philharmonic, Gewandhausorchester, New York Philharmonic, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Orchestra National de France and Israel Philharmonic Orchestra.
He sadly passed away in December last year – aged 88.
KURT MASUR | WAGNER | TANNHAUSER OVERTURE | AURORA CHAMBER MUSIC
KURT MASUR & GEWANDHAUSORCHESTER | BEETHOVEN | EGMONT OVERTURE
KURT MASUR & GEWANDHAUSORCHESTER | RIMSKY-KORSAKOV | SCHEHERAZADE | 1ST MVT
KURT MASUR & GEWANDHAUSORCHESTER | BRAHMS | SYMPHONY NO. 2