Maestro Vladmir Ashkenazy celebrates the Philharmonia Orchestra's 70th anniversary in this short film.
The Philharmonia Celebrates 70 Years: Mary Bean & Natasha Riordan-Eva (management)
Mary Bean worked on the management team of the Philharmonia Orchestra in the 1950s, and ended up marrying the Orchestra's leader at the time, violinist Hugh Bean. Our London Concerts Manager, Natasha Riordan-Eva, visited Mary to find out what she found inspiring about working with great musicians, including Toscanini and Shostakovich among many others.
This video is part of a special series of films commissioned by the Philharmonia Orchestra for its 70th anniversary season (2015-2016). Discover more:
Philharmonia Orchestra Celebrates 70 Years channel:
Interactive Timeline: http://www.philharmonia.co.uk/70