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Due to unforeseen circumstances, this screening has been canceled. We sincerely apologize for the inconvenience.
Ticket holders should call 212.721.6500 or visit the box office at Alice Tully Hall (hours: Monday–Saturday 10:00 am–6:00 pm and Sunday Noon–6:00 pm) for information about refunds and exchanges. The screening will not be rescheduled.
Two great 20th-century maestros rehearse the Stuttgart Radio Symphony Orchestra in opera overtures. Georg Solti, the Hungarian-born conductor famed for his intense interpretations of Romantic works, guides the musicians through a sharp presentation of Wagner’s Tannhäuser overture. The following year, the enigmatic Carlos Kleiber, who made only four U.S. appearances in his lifetime, is captured in rare footage interpreting Strauss’s lively Overture to Die Fledermaus, in which the eccentric conductor compares the strings’ dialogue to an impassioned parliamentary debate.
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