Tribute to Maestro Solti
Sir / Your article on Conductor Georg Solti [May 7] and the Chicago Symphony was just right. It was a romantic piece for a romantic orchestra.
(THE REV.) JOSEPH MATTERN
Sir / We Mahlerites are especially pleased with Sir Georg's interpretations of Mahler.
President Gustav Mahler Society Los Angeles
Sir / It appears that Maestro Solti in stabbing himself with his baton is perpetuating a tradition. It began with Jean Baptiste Lully, who, as an early ensemble conductor, clobbered his toe with the large cane he used...