Review: Bruckner Symphony 6 and 9, Wagner: Parsifal Prelude & Siegfried Idyll / Gewandhausorchester Leipzig / Andris Nelsons (conductor) / Deutsche Grammophon
Review – Bruckner Symphony 9 with completed finale (Schaller completion 2018) / Philharmonie Festiva, Gerd Schaller (conductor) / Hänssler Classic
Furtwangler, Jochum and Knappertsbusch knew how to mould these phrases and how to adjust tempo relations, making their performances unique. Jansons follows suit.
"Bruckner's Eighth Symphony is the zenith of symphonic writing." — Sergiu Celibidache Is this the best symphony ever written? Quite possibly: even if it is...