An inspired 1966 BSO performance of one of Berlioz’s greatest works establishes Charles Munch’s credentials as a supreme interpreter of Berlioz’s music. The distinguished soloists are Florence Kopleff, Theodor Uppman, John McCollum, and Donald Gramm.
Complete text and English translation enclosed.
B&W, Stereo, 107 minutes, All regions
L'Enfance du Christ
Sacred Trilogy for Solo Voices, Chorus and Orchestra, Op. 25
Narrator and Centurion - John McCollum
Mary - Florence Kopleff
Joseph - Theodor Uppman
Polydorus, Herod and Father of a Family - Donald Gramm
Polydorus (Part I, Scene 3) - Donald Meaders
The Harvard Glee Club and Radcliffe Choral Society
Elliot Forbes, director
Boston Symphony Orchestra
Charles Munch, conductor
A WGBH live telecast from Symphony Hall, Boston
December 13, 1966