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Bruckner: Symphony No. 6 / Thielemann, Staatskapelle Dresden

Bruckner / Dresden / Thielemann
Release Date: 01/27/2017 
Label:  C Major   Catalog #: 738208  
Composer:  Anton Bruckner
Conductor:  Christian Thielemann
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Staatskapelle Dresden
Number of Discs: 1 
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Since taking up his post as principal conductor of the Dresden Staatskapelle in 2012, Christian Thielemann has launched each new concert season with a Bruckner symphony. In autumn 2015 he choose for the opening concert at Dresden’s historic Semperoper the Sixth, and for the Sächsische Zeitung this performance marked “another Bruckner triumph for Dresden”. Thielemann once more “conjured up the most magical of sonorities” and “the orchestra played magnificently under him“. (Der Neue Merker) Bruckner’s Sixth Symphony is an interesting work among the composer’s other repertoire, as it doesn’t bear his typical compositional style, which
Read more surprised both audiences and critics when it premiered. Robert Simpson wrote of the work: “Its themes are exceptionally beautiful, its harmony has moments of both boldness and subtlety, its instrumentation is the most imaginative that he had yet achieved, and it possesses a mastery of classical form that might even have impressed Brahms.” Read less

Works on This Recording

Symphony no 6 in A major, WAB 106 by Anton Bruckner
Conductor:  Christian Thielemann
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Staatskapelle Dresden
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1879-1881; Vienna, Austria 

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