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CBC Festival Orchestra in The Art of Karl Böhm

The Art of Karl Böhm

2003 NR

Legendary Austrian conductor Karl Böhm showcases his talent as he leads two world-class orchestras in works by Beethoven, Mozart and Wagner in this pair of inspired performances from the 1960s. First, a 1963 documentary features Böhm and the CBC Festival Orchestra rehearsing and performing Beethoven's Symphony no. 7. Then, Böhm leads the Toronto Symphony Orchestra and renowned tenor Jon Vickers in a spectacular 1965 concert.