Beethoven Complete SymphoniesDeutsche Grammophon
Andris Nelsons has joined forces with the Wiener Philharmoniker to record Ludwig van Beethoven's nine symphonies for Deutsche Grammophon. The release of their new album on 4 October 2019 will mark the start of the Yellow Label's celebration of the 250th anniversary of Beethoven's birth next year. The Nelsons Beethoven cycle is presented in a specially commissioned deluxe box featuring the nine works on five CDs and a single Blu-ray Audio disc in TrueHD sound quality.
Nelsons, Vienna Phil - Beethoven Symphonies is less pompous than Karajan, more moderate than Bernstein, and of much better sound than Toscanini or Furtwangler / Jazz Weekly
As one who has an acceptable number of Beethoven Symphony collections, I've come to a certain way to "fact check" their importance. My key check points are 1) "How sweeping is the opening of the "Eroica" on the "Allegro" along with the thunderous minor chords half way through? 2) Is the "Allegretto" of Number 7 trudging agonizingly enough? 3) Is the "Allegro Ma Non Troppo"of the "Pastoral" verdant?...
Andris Nelsons, Vienna Philharmonic - Beethoven Complete Symphonies is the WFMT: Featured New Released
Andris Nelsons has joined forces with the Vienna Philharmonic to record Beethoven's nine symphonies for Deutsche Grammophon. The release marks the start of the label's celebration of the 250th anniversary of Beethoven's birth in 2020. Beethoven has been central to Nelsons' work since he began his career. The Latvian conductor garnered rave reviews for his 2013-14 Beethoven cycle with the City of Birmingh...