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Ádám Fischer conducts the Danish Chamber Orchestra in frequently thrilling, occasionally controversial, but always fascinating performances of Beethoven's symphonies.
New releases from Vladimir Jurowski and the London Philharmonic Orchestra, cellist Jan Vogler and the late Jörg Demus, plus world premiere recordings of operas by Goldschmidt and Cavalli, and the final instalment of Carus’s venerable Complete Schütz Edition.
The violinist discusses her recent album of solo works by Biber, Bach, Enescu and Ysaÿe, released on Channel Classics in late April and curated in response to audience feedback from a European recital tour.
An overview of the Hungarian conductor’s legacy with the Wiener Philharmoniker, a collection of British music from Sir Andrew Davis, Ádám Fischer’s Beethoven symphonies, and a 150th birthday celebration from the Wiener Staatsoper.
Chris introduces this month’s Choices, with a superb Janáček recital from Nicky Spence, Julius Drake and friends on Hyperion first among equals as Recording of the Month.
Presto Classical Recording of the Week
Danish Chamber Orchestra, Danish National Concert Choir, Ádám Fischer
Available Formats: 5 CDs
James enjoys a thrilling new complete Beethoven symphonies cycle from Ádám Fischer and the Danish Chamber Orchestra, with plenty of interesting new things to say about these frequently recorded works.
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