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Beethoven: Symphonies Nos 1-9 / Fischer, Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra


Release Date: 03/31/2015 
Label:  Rco Live   Catalog #: 14109  
Composer:  Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Myrto PapatanasiuBernarda FinkBurkhard FritzGerald Finley
Conductor:  Iván Fischer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
Number of Discs: 3 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

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• The Beethoven symphonies: all nine of them stunning masterworks, all nine performed countless times.

• Be that as it may, there are conductors who can re-contextualize these symphonies in such a way that they sound completely new, as Ivaan Fischer proved in 2013 and 2014 in his Beethoven Series with the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, spread out over two seasons.

• This is a veritable journey of discovery through a familiar landscape.

• Conductor and composer Ivan Fischer is founder and Music Director of the Budapest Festival Orchestra.

• As a guest conductor, Fischer leads every
Read more year two weeks of programs with the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra.

• "Fischer's Beethoven: As if the ink is still wet" Volkskrant"RCO plays a perfect Pastoral... The swinging Seventh [...] can compete with the legendary performance of Carlos Kleiber..." Het Parool"

• Fischer shed new light on Beethoven" NRC Handelsblad

DETAILS:

Format: Multiple Formats, Classical, NTSC
Language: English
Region: All Regions
Aspect Ratio: 1.33:1
Run Time: 381 minutes Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Symphony no 9 in D minor, Op. 125 "Choral" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Myrto Papatanasiu (Soprano), Bernarda Fink (Mezzo Soprano), Burkhard Fritz (Tenor),
Gerald Finley (Baritone)
Conductor:  Iván Fischer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1822-1824; Vienna, Austria 
2.
Symphony no 8 in F major, Op. 93 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Iván Fischer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1812; Vienna, Austria 
3.
Symphony no 7 in A major, Op. 92 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Iván Fischer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1811-1812; Vienna, Austria 
4.
Symphony no 6 in F major, Op. 68 "Pastoral" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Iván Fischer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
Written: 1808 
5.
Symphony no 5 in C minor, Op. 67 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Iván Fischer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1807-1808; Vienna, Austria 
6.
Symphony no 4 in B flat major, Op. 60 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Iván Fischer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1806; Vienna, Austria 
7.
Symphony no 3 in E flat major, Op. 55 "Eroica" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Iván Fischer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1803; Vienna, Austria 
8.
Symphony no 2 in D major, Op. 36 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Iván Fischer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1801-1802; Vienna, Austria 
9.
Symphony no 1 in C major, Op. 21 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Iván Fischer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1800; Vienna, Austria 

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