Music on Film: Sergiu Celibidache
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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.
Romanian conductor Sergiu Celibidache is remembered as an idiosyncratic perfectionist averse to making recordings, preferring his audiences to be present for live performances. Fortunately, a number of recordings do exist, including this video footage of Celibidache’s demanding, extensive rehearsal process on two works. First, Ravel’s Boléro with the Swedish National Radio Symphony, captured during the years he completely rebuilt the orchestra as its chief conductor. Then, a return late in life to conduct Bruckner’s Seventh Symphony with the Berlin Philharmonic, where he had served as principal conductor four decades earlier.
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