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Igor Markevitch in The Art of Igor Markevitch

The Art of Igor Markevitch

1955 NR

Legendary conductor Igor Markevitch is profiled in this program, which showcases Canadian Broadcasting Corporation television broadcasts from 1955 and 1957, with Markevitch leading the CBC Symphony through works from important composers. The selections include Beethoven's Symphony no. 6, Brahms's Symphony no. 4, Brahms's "Alto Rhapsody" (featuring contralto Maureen Forrester), and three Mozart arias featuring soprano Irmgard Seefried.