Day 78: Symphony No. 5 in B Flat Major (Solti)

This morning’s conductor of Anton Bruckner’s Symphony No. 5 in B-Flat Major (WAB 105) – nicknamed “Tragic,” “Church of Faith,” or “Pizzicato” symphony (for reasons I’m still discovering) – is Hungarian-born Sir Georg Solti (1912-1997), an artist with a long and noteworthy career. I first heard Sir Georg Solti on Day 14 of my 144-day … [Read more…]