Villa-Lobos http://tpr.org en First Listen: Isaac Karabtchevsky Conducts Villa-Lobos http://tpr.org/post/first-listen-isaac-karabtchevsky-conducts-villa-lobos <p>The year was 1982, I believe, when I first encountered the Brazilian conductor <a href="http://www.karabtchevsky.com.br/en/home/">Isaac Karabtchevsky</a>. He had come to guest conduct the Orquesta Filarmonica de la Ciudad de Mexico (Mexico City Philharmonic), of which I was a member. I have fond memories of the experience, especially the opening number of the concert, the “Overture to Der Freischutz” by Carl Maria von Weber. The orchestra loved playing for him and gave him terrific performances. I recall going out afterward with a group of musicians and Maestro Karabtchevsky, for drinks. Mon, 16 Sep 2013 21:13:53 +0000 James Baker 18603 at http://tpr.org First Listen: Isaac Karabtchevsky Conducts Villa-Lobos Villa-Lobos: Symphonist http://tpr.org/post/villa-lobos-symphonist <p></p> Sun, 02 Dec 2012 16:37:35 +0000 James Baker 2665 at http://tpr.org Villa-Lobos: Symphonist