The Decker Years - Programme 4
The New Zealand Symphony Orchestra's Conductor Laureate, Franz- Paul Decker has had an association with the orchestra for over 40 years. Peter Shaw surveys the recorded performances from Radio New Zealand's archives and examines Decker's significant influence on orchestral performance in New Zealand. Four Programmes. (4) Wagner: Two concerts stand out - Decker's performances of Act III of Die Walkure in 1989 and the complete Das Rheingold in 1997.