Notes and Editorial Reviews
Celebrate the 200th anniversary of Haydn’s death in style with some of the most elegant orchestra playing on disc —finally available again.
• In the late 1980s and early 90s Claudio Abbado began recording Haydn’s “London” Symphonies (nos. 93–104). Though the cycle was left unfinished, this box set includes the 7 symphonies that were recorded.
• Abbado conducts the Chamber Orchestra of Europe, one of his favorite ensembles.
• Also includes the overture to Il Mondo della Luna and the popular Sinfonia Concertante in B-flat major.
“…a paradigm of modern-instrument Haydn fully attuned to the 18th-century spirit as well as to the composer’s wit and mastery of the
Works on This Recording
Symphony no 93 in D major, H 1 no 93 by Franz Joseph Haydn
Chamber Orchestra of Europe
Written: 1791; London, England
Featured Sound Samples
Symphony no 96 "Miracle": I. Adagio - Allegro
Symphony no 98: II. Adagio
Il mondo della luna: Overture
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