Masur conducts one of Beethoven’s greatest works, Bernstein conducts a Prokofiev symphony, and Bruno Walter leads a performance of a Mendelssohn violin concerto featuring soloist Nathan Milstein.
Prokofiev: Symphony No. 1, Op. 25, Classical
Leonard Bernstein, conductor
Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto in E Minor, Op. 64
Nathan Milstein, violin; Bruno Walter, conductor
Beethoven: Mass in D Major, Op. 123, Missa solemnis
Christine Brewer, soprano; Florence Quivar, mezzo-soprano; Anthony Rolfe Johnson, tenor; Peter Rose, bass; Glenn Dicterow, violin; New York Choral Artists, dir. Joseph Flummerfelt; American Boychoir, dir. James Litton; Kurt Masur, conductor