Romanian conductor Sergiu Celibidache died on this day in 1996.
Maestro Celibidache is celebrated as one of the pre-eminent conductors of the 20th Century – having served Principal positions with the Berliner Philharmoniker 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’.
SERGIU CELIBIDACHE & BERLINER PHILHARMONIKER | BEETHOVEN | EGMONT OVERTURE
SERGIU CELIBIDACHE & MUNICH PHILHARMONIC | DEBUSSY | PRELUDE TO THE AFTERNOON OF A FAUN