On 01/01/08, Howard Friedman wrote:
> You pays your money, and you takes your choice. Makes for horse
> racing, c'est la vie, etc., etc., etc. Some poeple don't even like
> Toscanini, because of that lousy Studio 7, or was it 12? Let's face
> it, though, we're unlikely to ever hear another Mengelberg, or
> Ormandy, Kurtz, Mitropolous, Koussevitsky, one could go on----------
> Mehta? You gotta be kidding. All he's ever done is survive.
> Howard Friedman wrote:
>> And Zinman? And Mehta?
>> Sawallich and Levine are the last good living conductors.Period,end
>> of paragraph.
Some that come to mind are Mackerras, Haitink, Colin Davis.
Chailly, Gergiev, Harnoncourt.
Noseda, Vanska, Simone Young.
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