Proms Feature - Magic Fire

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1997The Spirit Of Korngold Lives!19970802

1927: the name Erich Wolfgang Korngold is on everyone's lips across Europe - a Wunderkind to rival Mozart and a composer of heady hit operas. 1947: Korngold is all but forgotten, heard only on movie soundtracks. 1997: Korngold surges back into the history books and concert halls and onto CDs. David Huckvale profiles the last great Romantic all-rounder, with contributions from family members, screen and stage colleagues Olivia de Havilland and Marta Eggerth, conductors Charles Gerhardt and Leonard Slatkin, and biographers Brendan Carroll and Jessica Duchen.

1997The Spirit Of Korngold Lives!19970802

1927: the name Erich Wolfgang Korngold is on everyone's lips across Europe - a Wunderkind to rival Mozart and a composer of heady hit operas. 1947: Korngold is all but forgotten, heard only on movie soundtracks. 1997: Korngold surges back into the history books and concert halls and onto CDs. David Huckvale profiles the last great Romantic all-rounder, with contributions from family members, screen and stage colleagues Olivia de Havilland and Marta Eggerth, conductors Charles Gerhardt and Leonard Slatkin, and biographers Brendan Carroll and Jessica Duchen.