Don't get me wrong, Tetzlaff is magnificent here, but the whole release is let down at places by Ticciati's understated orchestral contribution.
Believe the hype and the accolades this release has received so far: this performance of the last three Beethoven sonatas is one for the ages.
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Furtwangler, Jochum and Knappertsbusch knew how to mould these phrases and how to adjust tempo relations, making their performances unique. Jansons follows suit.
Felix Mendelssohn, Piano Concertos Ronald Brautigam (fortepiano) Die Kölner Akademie Michael Alexander Willens (conductor)BIS Records
Mahler, Symphony 2 "Resurrection" Minnesota Orchestra Osmo Vänskä (conductor)Sasha CookeRuby HughesMinnesota ChoraleBIS Records
This has been a great year for classical music and I've found it really hard to select only 5 releases. Many of...