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On ClassicsToday: Knappertsbusch Conducts Wagner & Brahms at the Theater an der Wien

Slow Flow Beauty: A Tribute To Hans Knappertsbusch (Blu-ray)

by Jens F. Laurson
This Blu-ray titled “A Tribute to Hans Knappertsbusch” is a tribute by virtue of showing, not telling, what the conductor was about. There’s no documentary element, just two live broadcasts of concerts that Knappertsbusch gave with the Vienna Philharmonic at the Vienna Festival-Week in the... Continue Reading


Jeffrey Smith said...

The 1962 concert, at least, is available as a regular DVD from Arthaus. It's been sitting in my DVD pile for at least 2 years...

jfl said...

By regular DVD you mean: Not-Blu-ray, right? Good to know. Perhaps this gave you a reason to pull it out and blow off the dust? :-)