Leonard Slatkin.



  • Harold in Italy

Leonard Slatkin and the Orchestre National de Lyon have already achieved a remarkable success with their Grammy – nominated recording of Berlioz’s Symphonie fantastique.

Now a new recording follows with another amazing work by Berlioz: “Harold in Italy”, with its amazing viola solo.

Also on this new CD are the following selections:


  • Reverie et Caprice, Op. 8
  • Le carnaval romain Overture, Op. 9
  • Benvenuto Cellini Overture

Performed by Lisa Berthaud (viola) and Giovanni Radivo (violin), with the Orchestre National de Lyon, Leonard Slatkin conducting.

Internationally renowned conductor Leonard Slatkin is currently music director of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra and of the Orchestre National de Lyon and principal guest conductor of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra. He is also the author of a new book entitled “Conducting Business”.

Here is Leonard Slatkin in Elgar’s Enigma Variations performed with an interesting 16 – minute guided talk by Leonard Slatkin and Philharmonia Orchestra:



And next, here is a brief extract from Leonard Slatkin conducting the Orchestre national de Lyon in Berlioz’ Symphonie fantastique:



Finally, here is Leonard Bernstein conducting Harold In Italy:




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