Latest News: Classical, Riccardo Chailly (conductor)
The Italian conductor and orchestra present nine world premiere recordings of occasional marches alongside energetic accounts of the Overture in G minor and Symphony.
Recording of the Week,
Works by Richard Strauss from Riccardo Chailly and the Lucerne Festival Orchestra
Riccardo Chailly conducts the Lucerne Festival Orchestra in thrillingly-detailed and impassioned performances of four orchestral works by Richard Strauss.
Filarmonica della Scala and Riccardo Chailly enchant and delight in an album celebrating the legendary and prolific collaboration between director Federico Fellini and composer Nino Rota.
James enjoys a stunning new disc of orchestral music by Stravinsky, including the world premiere recording of a recently-discovered early work, Chant funèbre.
James listens to Riccardo Chailly's latest disc of Brahms with the Leipzig Gewandhausorchester.
Thielemann offers a cycle in the grand Germanic tradition with the Wiener Philharmoniker, whilst Chailly’s interpretations with Gewandhausorchester Leipzig emphasise lightness and freshness without ever sounding too hard-driven or breathless. James puts the case for each approach.