Click on the link here for Audio Player – New York Philharmonic Conducted by Eugen Jochum – June 19, 1978 – Part 1
Click on the link here for Audio Player – New York Philharmonic Conducted by Eugen Jochum – June 19, 1978 – Part 2
Eugen Jochum was one of the last of the great German conductors, a contemporary of Wilhelm Furtwangler, he was much revered throughout the world and was highly sought-after as guest conductor. His many recordings are still in print to this day and his readings of Bruckner are considered practically definitive.
Needless to say, his guest appearance with the New York Philharmonic was enthusiastically received.
And you get to hear why.
- New York Philharmonic’s Opening Night Gala (wqxr.org)
- Beethoven, Korngold and Nielsen (wqxr.org)
- New York Philharmonic Doesn’t Need Perfect Acoustics (theepochtimes.com)