David Mellor - Sunday 4 May 2014

David Mellor marks the centenary of the birth of the conductor, Carlo Maria Giulini.

This Friday marks the centenary of the birth of one the 20th century’s greatest conductors, Carlo Maria Giulini

To celebrate Giulini's sensational achievements, David Mellor takes a look back at the conductor's career, asking what made him stand head and shoulders above his peers. 

The show features some of the greatest recordings from Giulini's time with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, as well as his London years with the Philharmonia Orchestra

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