Topic: Israel Philharmonic Orchestra
The documentary about violinist Bronislaw Huberman, who saved Jewish musicians during the Holocaust by recruiting them for his orchestra, has too many reenactments but some great footage of conductor Arturo Toscanini.
This year, the lineups for the standout classical music festivals around the country and the world are an exiting treat for classical enthusiasts. From California to New York to Salzburg, conductors like Esa-Pekka Salonen, Lorin Maazel, and Alan Gilbert will lead ensembles such as the Vienna Philharmonic, Boston Symphony, and the New York Philharmonic.
An iTunes app for wall art, birds of paradise in a PBS special 'Birds of the Gods,' 'Colstrip Montana,' a book that changed landscape photography, and more recommendations.