Saturday, July 17, 2010

Conductor's obituary mentions Hungarian comic strip

Maverick Australian conductor Charles Mackerras dies at 84
By Anne Midgette
Washington Post July 16, 2010; B07

The article notes that Leos Janacek's music which Mackerras championed, "includ[ed] one adaptation of a newspaper comic strip, "The Cunning Little Vixen"".

1 comment:

richardcthompson said...

Aw, dang, MacKerras was one of my favorites. His Brahms symphony set's is in heavy rotation in my studio. And the Cunning Little Vixen is great; Maurice Sendak designed a production back in the 80s.