Brahms: Symphony No 1 & Tragic Overture
Catalogue Number LSO0045
James Mallinson producer
Jonathan Stokes for Classic Sound Ltd balance engineer
Recorded May 2003, Barbican, London
DSD (Direct Stream Digital) recording
Notes in English / en Francais / auf Deutsch
'This was the LSO surpassing even themselves ... inspired by the man on the podium, Bernard Haitink ... this was an exceptional reinvention of the work.'
'A revelatory re-interpretation.' The Observer
'A fine, full-blooded performance ... hard to beat.'
Mail on Sunday
'A performance of resplendent virtuosity, in which every movement and every gesture, was part of a gripping journey ... [Bernard Haitink] animated each movement with a fiery energy.' The Guardian
'Polished playing and finely judged phrasing made everything fall into place.' The Independent
Bernard Haitink, London Symphony Orchestra
Bernard Haitink follows his critically acclaimed recording of Brahms's Second Symphony, released on LSO Live in January 2004, with an extraordinary account of Brahms's Symphony No 1.
|Performers||London Symphony Orchestra|
2. Symphony No 1 in C Minor: II. Andante sostenuto
3. Symphony No 1 in C Minor: III. Un poco allegretto e grazioso
4. Symphony No 1 in C Minor: IV. Adagio - Allegro non troppo ma con brio
5. Tragic Overture in D minor