November 2012

Sir Georg Solti: we celebrate the 100th anniversary of a conducting legend


Sir Georg Solti
From legendary Wagner to miracles in Chicago, Humphrey Burton celebrates the great conductor's centenary


An orchestra abroad
As the LSO departs for America, flautist Gareth Davies leafs through newly discovered diaries of players who made the same trip in 1912

Mozart's Don Giovanni
George Hall selects the best recordings of the dastardly Don's trail of death and seduction

Ivor Gurney
Kate Kennedy on the tortured genius of Britain's most misunderstood World War I composer


Plus on your free CD
Sir Georg Solti conducts the World Orchestra for Peace in Bartók's Concerto for Orchestra, Stravinsky's Petrushka and Rossini's William Tell Overture. Click on the button below to download the cover CD Inlay