The first of four programmes tracing the life and achievement of the founder of the Philharmonia Orchestra, whose centenary occurs next June. He was a concert impresario and a highly successful producer with over 3500 classical recordings to his credit.
Includes songs from Legge’s innovative Hugo Wolf Society, Jascha Heifetz playing Sibelius, and scenes from the famous pre-war Berlin recording of The Magic Flute, conducted by Beecham.
Presented by Humphrey Burton.
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