Conductors – Seiji Ozawa - Retrospective

We continue our conductors’ retrospective series with Seiji Ozawa.

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  • Conductors – Seiji Ozawa - Retrospective | Copyright: © EuroArts Music International

    Conductors – Seiji Ozawa - Retrospective © EuroArts Music International

  • Seiji Ozawa | Copyright: © EuroArts Music International

    Seiji Ozawa © EuroArts Music International

Seiji Ozawa has dedicated most of his life to the service of music. He is not only one of Japan’s best-known conductors but also the founder of the Saito Kinen Festival Matsumoto, better known as the Seiji Ozawa Festival.

This Seiji Ozawa edition provides a representative selection of Ozawa's extensive work. The range of the recorded repertoire impressively reflects the versatility of this exceptional conductor.

DVD 1: Seiji Ozawa conducts Brahms Symphony No. 4 in E minor, Op. 98

DVD 2: A Russian Night – Waldbühne 1993

DVD 3: A Gershwin Night – Waldbühne 2003

DVD 4: Karajan Memorial Concert 2008

DVD 5: Seiji Ozawa at the Matsumoto Festival

Original title Conductors – Seiji Ozawa - Retrospective
Genre Orchestral Music
Production year 1989-2016
Duration 505mins
Video format NTSC 16:9 / NTSC 4:3
Audio format PCM Stereo, dts 5.1, DD 5.1
Production Company ZDF / 3sat in cooperation with Alte Oper Frankfurt (DVD 1); Sender Freies Berlin and EuroArts Music in coproduction with brilliant media GmbH / VIDEAL, Deutsche Welle tv, Berlin, NHK, Tokyo in cooperation with Czech Television, Tele Monte Carlo, Italy (DVD 2); EuroArts Music International, brilliant media/VIDEAL and Rundfunk Berlin-Brandenburg in co-operation with NHK, Tokyo (DVD 3); ORF and Unitel Classica in cooperation with ZDF (DVD 4); EuroArts Music International Nippon Hoso Kyokai (NHK) and Seiji Ozawa Matsumoto Festival (DVD 5)
Distribution DVD EuroArts Music International GmbH
Musical style Classical Music
Composer Schubert, Takemitsu, Brahms, Mozart, Rimsky-Korsakov, Tchaikovsky, Borodin, Khachaturian, Strauss, Lincke, Gershwin, Roberts, Beethoven, Bach
English title of music work Schubert: Symphony No. 5 in B major, D. 485; Takemitsu: "November Steps"; Brahms: Symphony No. 4 in E minor, Op. 98; Mozart: Divertimento in D major, KV 136; Rimsky-Korsakov: Russian Easter Overture, Op. 36; Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker Suite; Overture “1812”, Op. 49; Serenade for Strings: Valse; Symphony No.6 in B minor, Op.74 “Pathétique”; Borodin: Polovtsian Dance No. 17; Stravinsky: The Firebird: Infernal Dance of Kashchei – Lullaby – Finale; Khachaturian: Sabre Dance; J. Strauss: Radetzky March ; Lincke: Berliner Luft; Gershwin: An American in Paris; Rhapsody in Blue; Concerto in F; Strike Up the Band; I Got Rhythm; Roberts: Cole After Midnight; van Beethoven: Concerto for Violin and Orchestra in D major, Op.61; Symphony No. 2 in D major, Op. 36; Symphony No. 7 in A major, Op. 92; Choral Fantasy in C minor, Op. 80; J. S. Bach: Partita for Solo Violin No.2 in D minor, BWV1004
Orchestra / Band Saito Kinen Orchestra, Berliner Philharmoniker
Conductor Seiji Ozawa, Kazuyoshi Akiyama (DVD 1)
Soloist Katsuya Kokoyana, shakuhachi; Kinshi Tsuruta, biwa; Marcus Roberts Trio; Anne-Sophie Mutter, violin; Martha Argerich, piano



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