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Der Dirigent Kurt Masur, aufgenommen am Dienstag (08.04.2008) während einer Probe in der Beethovenhalle in Bonn. Masur war viele Jahre Gewandhauskapellmeister in Leipzig. Von 1991 bis 2002 wirkte er zudem als Chefdirigent des New York Philharmonic Orchestra. Von 2000 bis 2007 war er Musikdirektor des London Philharmonic Orchestra. Seit 2002 hat Masur die musikalische Leitung des Orchestre National de France in Paris inne. Foto: Felix Heyder dpa/lnw +++(c) dpa - Report+++
Dirigent Kurt MasurImage: picture-alliance/dpa

Free Podcasts: Masur Conducts Beethoven

October 2, 2008
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Deutsche Welle presents 11 free live performances to podcast or download from this year's Beethovenfest.

Renowned conductor Kurt Masur leads the Orchestre National de France in all nine of Beethoven's symphonies at the festival. Four of them are available to you here free of charge.

Watch for additional performances by the Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen, the Beethoven Orchester Bonn, Elena Bashkirova, the Gewandthaus Quartett, the Bamberger Symphoniker, the Bayerischer Staatsphilharmonie and the Anton Rubinstein Orchestra from the St. Petersburg Conservatory.

The Beethovenfest runs from Aug. 29 - Sept. 28, 2008.

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