Bruckner: Symphony No. 4

Sergiu Celibidache
Münchner Philharmoniker

This concert from the Herkulessaal in Munich captures one of the rare occasions on which he consented to a recording being made. He conducts the Munich Philharmonic Orchestra with Anton Bruckner’s »Romantic« Symphony No. 4 in E flat major.

DVD Specials: Interview with Sergiu Celibidache about conducting Bruckner’s Symphony No. 4 (40 mins)
The Romanian conductor Sergiu Celibidache (1912-96) was one of the most adamant personalities in the music world. He rehearsed three times as much as other conductors and avoided making recordings because he believed they were a false representation his musical intentions. This concert from the Herkulessaal in Munich captures one of the rare occasions on which he consented to a recording being made. He conducts the Munich Philharmonic Orchestra with Anton Bruckner’s »Romantic« Symphony No. 4 in E flat major.