To celebrate his 80th birthday, Kurt Masur led "his" Gewandhaus Orchestra in a special gala concert in June 2007. For his birthday concert, Masur, currently principal conductor of the London Philharmonic Orchestra and the Orchestre National de France, chose a varied, celebratory programme with works by composers highlighting his conducting career in the United States, France and Germany. Written by
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Capriccio italien, op. 45
Music by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performed by Gewandhausorchester Leipzig See more