Conductor Sergiu Celibidache Was Born On This Day in 1912 [ON-THIS-DAY]

Luminary Romanian conductor Sergiu Celibidache was born on this day in 1912

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Sergei Celibidache

Luminary Romanian conductor Sergiu Celibidache was born on this day in 1912.

Dying in 1996, Maestro Celibidache is celebrated as one of the pre-eminent conductors of the 20th Century – having served Principal positions with the Berlin Philharmonic and the Munich Philharmonic.

He is remembered for his Zen-like approach to music making – advocating what he described as ‘creation of the transcendent experience’.

 

DEBUSSY | ‘PRELUDE TO THE AFTERNOON OF A FAWN’ | SERGIU CELIBIDACHE & MUNICH PHILHARMONIC