Complete performance at the Verbier Festival, part 4 - conducted by Vladimir Kolesnikov
Kurt Masur Lesson time: (7min 48sec)
In this online conducting lesson, student Vladimir Kolesnikov conducts the Verbier Festival Orchestra's performance of Felix Mendelssohn's Symphony No. 4 in A Major, Op. 90, "Italian".
About the instructor
Kurt Masur is one of the great European conductors of our time who recently celebrated 60 years as a maestro. For 26 years he was Kapellmeister of the Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra, following in the footsteps not only of Wilhelm Furtwängler and Bruno Walter but of Felix Mendelssohn himself who was in charge of the orchestra for twelve years until his death in 1847.
From 1991-2002 he was Music Director of the... read more