Showing posts from July, 2017

RECORDING REVIEW | Shostakovich | USSR Ministry of Culture Symphony Orchestra/Rozhdestvensky | "any reading would find it difficult to top the upfront and ambitious execution of the Third Symphony"

RECORDING REVIEW | Wagner | Bulgakova & Hoteev | "...the performances are satisfying, with the Wesendonck Sonata being exemplary"

RECORDING REVIEW | Shostakovich | Orchestre Philharmonique du Luxembourg/Gimeno | "For a work of youthful spirit as well as public acknowledgement of the avant-garde of the time, Gimeno’s account is rather timid and distanced..."

RECORDING REVIEW | Bruckner | Orchestre Philharmonique du Luxembourg/Gimeno | "Never missing is a sense of Apollonian containment"