Tag Archives: Wilhelm Furtwängler

Great Conductors II: Wilhelm Furtwängler

Alfred Eisenstaedt, Wilhelm Furtwängler conducting the Berlin Philharmonic in Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony, Berlin, 1932 Rightly regarded as one of the greatest conductors of the twentieth century, Wilhelm Furtwängler—like his younger contemporary Herbert von Karajan—never escaped the shadow cast over his career … Continue reading

Tagged , , | 4 Comments