Wednesday, November 8, 2006

Herbert von Karajan

In 1940, when Herbert von Karajan was 32, and only 2 years after conducting the legendary Berlin Philharmonic for the first time, he performed the overture to Wagner’s Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg (The Mastersingers of Nuremberg) with the orchestra in Berlin.

You can watch a short clip (1 min 20 secs) of this performance here:
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