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pasc487MACKERRAS AT EDINBURGH FESTIVAL 1962 released on PRISTINE CLASSICAL

Shostakovich 9th Symphony, Scriabin Piano Concerto, Dvorak Symphonic Variations.

Available on CD or download (high quality Mp3) from Pristine Classical’s online store.

 

GILBERT & SULLIVAN SOCIETY ARTICLES
Two articles on Mackerras: “A Lifetime of Gilbert and Sullivan” from Autumn 2015 and Spring 2016 issues of G&S News, written by Nigel Simeone. (Both PDF format)

“NIGEL SIMEONE ON CHARLES MACKERRAS”
Interview with biographer Nigel Simeone – Nov 2015
(Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

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“CHARLES MACKERRAS, MASTER CONDUCTOR – A PROFILE”
wfmt_radionetwork_187wA new WFMT 98.7 Radio Documentary about the life and work of Sir Charles Mackerras was aired on Wednesday March 2nd 2016. The documentary looks at Sir Charles’s music making with over 28 musical excerpts and will have interviews with numerous musicians who worked with him. http://www.wfmt.com
The full broadcast is available at mackerraslegacy.com

One of the most famous nights in Australian music occurred in September 1973 when Sir Charles Mackerras conducted the Sydney Symphony Orchestra in the first concert to be staged in the Concert Hall of the Sydney Opera House. In front of a packed, emotion-charged house, the great Australian conductor made a triumphant homecoming in an all-Wagner concert that sent the critics searching for superlatives.

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