Biographies and Discographies

These biographies and discographies cover the conductors featured in the video programs featured in "Concerts from the Library of Congress".

  • Eugene Istomin

    Biography. Biography. While many of the recordings listed here are in the collections of the Library of Congress, not all are. If you have a question about specific recordings, please contact the Recorded Sound Reference Center at 202-707-7833. All recordings listed are protected by applicable Federal and State laws. The Library of Congress cannot provide copies of any of these recordings without proper permission ...

  • Zubin Mehta

    Biography. Biography. Mehta's recordings include the major works of the orchestral and operatic repertoire as well as collaborations with the phenomenally popular Three Tenors: Luciano Pavarotti, Placido Domingo, and José Carreras. Cultural honors he has received include the Order of the Lotus, from India, the Médaille d'Or Vermeil (gold medal), from the city of Paris, and an appointment as Commendatore (Commander/Knight) by the Italian ...

  • James Conlon

    Biography. Biography. James Conlon's extensive discography includes recordings for EMI, Erato, Capriccio, Sony Classical, and Telarc.