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Beethoven: Complete Symphonies & Concertos / de Vriend, Netherlands Symphony


Release Date: 11/20/2020 
Label:  Challenge   Catalog #: 72856  
Composer:  Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Hannes MinnaarLiza Ferschtman
Conductor:  Jan Willem de Vriend
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Netherlands Symphony OrchestraStorioni Trio
Number of Discs: 9 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

The present release is a set with which Challenge Classics intends to make its contribution to the celebrations for the 250th anniversary of the birth of Ludwig van Beethoven. It is a unique and completely original collection in the panorama of today’s discography, as it contains the complete corpus of the symphonies, as well as all the works for (instrumental) soloist and orchestra, i.e. all the concertos. All the works recorded here are directed by a single conductor, Jan Willem de Vriend, at the head of a single orchestra, the Netherlands Symphony Orchestra. It is clear that this aspect provides a unity, an organic force and therefore an authority that other collections featuring different directors cannot boast. Finally, all the Read more recordings presented here were curated by Bert van der Wolf of Northstar Recording, one of the most innovative and capable sound engineers of the classic milieu. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Symphony no 4 in B flat major, Op. 60 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Jan Willem de Vriend
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Netherlands Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1806; Vienna, Austria 
2.
Symphony no 6 in F major, Op. 68 "Pastoral" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Jan Willem de Vriend
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Netherlands Symphony Orchestra
Written: 1808 
3.
Symphony no 1 in C major, Op. 21 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Jan Willem de Vriend
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Netherlands Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1800; Vienna, Austria 
4.
Symphony no 5 in C minor, Op. 67 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Jan Willem de Vriend
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Netherlands Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1807-1808; Vienna, Austria 
5.
Symphony no 7 in A major, Op. 92 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Jan Willem de Vriend
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Netherlands Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1811-1812; Vienna, Austria 
6.
Symphony no 8 in F major, Op. 93 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Jan Willem de Vriend
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Netherlands Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1812; Vienna, Austria 
7.
Symphony no 2 in D major, Op. 36 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Jan Willem de Vriend
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Netherlands Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1801-1802; Vienna, Austria 
8.
Symphony no 3 in E flat major, Op. 55 "Eroica" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Jan Willem de Vriend
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Netherlands Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1803; Vienna, Austria 
9.
Symphony no 9 in D minor, Op. 125 "Choral" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Jan Willem de Vriend
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Netherlands Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1822-1824; Vienna, Austria 
10.
Concerto for Piano no 2 in B flat major, Op. 19 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Hannes Minnaar (Piano)
Conductor:  Jan Willem de Vriend
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Netherlands Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1793/1798; Vienna, Austria 
11.
Concerto for Piano no 1 in C major, Op. 15 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Hannes Minnaar (Piano)
Conductor:  Jan Willem de Vriend
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Netherlands Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1795; Vienna, Austria 
12.
Concerto for Piano no 3 in C minor, Op. 37 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Hannes Minnaar (Piano)
Conductor:  Jan Willem de Vriend
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Netherlands Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1800; Vienna, Austria 
13.
Concerto for Piano, Violin and Cello in C major, Op. 56 "Triple Concerto" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Jan Willem de Vriend
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Netherlands Symphony Orchestra,  Storioni Trio
Period: Classical 
Written: 1804; Vienna, Austria 
14.
Concerto for Piano no 4 in G major, Op. 58 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Hannes Minnaar (Piano)
Conductor:  Jan Willem de Vriend
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Netherlands Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1806; Vienna, Austria 
15.
Concerto for Piano no 5 in E flat major, Op. 73 "Emperor" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Hannes Minnaar (Piano)
Conductor:  Jan Willem de Vriend
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Netherlands Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1809; Vienna, Austria 
16.
Concerto for Violin in D major, Op. 61 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Liza Ferschtman (Violin)
Conductor:  Jan Willem de Vriend
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Netherlands Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1806; Vienna, Austria 
17.
Romance for Violin and Orchestra no 1 in G major, Op. 40 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Liza Ferschtman (Violin)
Conductor:  Jan Willem de Vriend
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Netherlands Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1802; Vienna, Austria 
18.
Romance for Violin and Orchestra no 2 in F major, Op. 50 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Liza Ferschtman (Violin)
Conductor:  Jan Willem de Vriend
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Netherlands Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: ?1798; Vienna, Austria 

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