A Taste of the Documentary

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


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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