The Life and Career of Arturo Toscanini

By |2019-02-28T11:19:53-06:00September 23rd, 2017|Categories: Books, Music, Opera|

Arturo Toscanini was the early-twentieth century version of a rock star, receiving offers left and right, commanding huge sums of money, selling out theaters, and grabbing the constant attention of the press wherever he went… Toscanini: Musician of Conscience, by Harvey Sachs (Liveright, 944 pages, 2017) In the Academy-award winning film adaptation of Peter Schaffer’s [...]