A Taste of the Documentary

This superb documentary will be aired on 98.7 WFMT on March 2, 2016 at 10pm CST.

‘SIR CHARLES MACKERRAS: MASTER CONDUCTOR – A PROFILE’

Hosted by Lisa Flynn and Produced by Jon Tolansky.
Distributed by the WFMT Radio Network – Chicago.

Here is a taste of the documentary using five clips:

Sir Charles Mackerras discusses studying in London and how to get onto the conductor’s podium:

Daughter Catherine Mackerras reflecting on her father’s time in Hamburg:

Sister Joan Mackerras talks about Sir Charles’ arrangement of Waltzing Matilda.

Sir Charles discusses his pioneering 1959 recording of Handel’s Music for the Royal Fireworks using the original orchestration:

Nephew and conductor Drostan Hall and Producer Jon Tolansky discussing Sir Charles’ Beethoven 5th Symphony:

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