BBC – Radio 3 – Walter Legge – The Young Turk

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.

BBC – Radio 3 – Walter Legge – The Young Turk.

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