Hungarian conductor Fritz Reiner died on this day in 1963 – aged 74.
Widely regarded as one of the finest conductors of the 20th Century, Maestro Reiner held prestigious conducting positions with the New York Metropolitan Opera, the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and Chicago Symphony Orchestra.
BEETHOVEN | SYMPHONY NO. 7 | FRITZ REINER & CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
BACH | TOCCATA, ADAGIO AND FUGUE IN C MAJOR | FRITZ REINER & CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
WAGNER | OVERTURE TO RIENZI | FRITZ REINER & CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA