Orchestra Mozart - Schubert / Symphony in C majorDeutsche Grammophon
Deutsche Grammophon is extremely proud to release a recording of Claudio Abbado leading the Orchestra Mozart in a live performance of Schubert's Symphony in C major, D 944 "The Great". The conductor and orchestra enjoyed a highly fruitful working relationship, and that combined with Abbado's love of Schubert led to a truly memorable performance. "A magnificent interpretation ... in the precision of the gestures, in the way Abbado directs his orchestra, in the knowledgeable and intelligent shaping of each component of the score."
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Claudio Abbado: Orchestra Mozart - Schubert / WFMT 'New Release Of the Week'
A rare new album conducted by Claudio Abbado in 2011, a legendary conductor still missed by many in the concert hall and the studio. After Abbado's first performance of the work in Den Haag in 1966, he returned again and again to Schubert's "Great" C Major Symphony. 25 years after his first recording with the Chamber Orchestra of Europe, Abbado's new interpretation of this symphony reveals a wealth of ne...
Claudio Abbado obituary / the guardian
Claudio Abbado, who has died aged 80, was not only among the greatest of conductors. Reserved and economical of gesture in rehearsal, he regarded conversation about his profession as a poor means of communicating about the act of music-making and his achievements at the head of the Vienna and Berlin Philharmonic orchestras and then Lucerne ensemble, speak for themselves. Deutsche Grammaphone just release...