Notes and Editorial Reviews
Also available: Bruckner: Symphony No. 3 - Wagner: Tannhauser Overture / Nelsons, Gewandhausorchester Leipzig
Known stateside for his Grammy-winning recordings with the Boston Symphony Orchestra for DG’s first complete Shostakovich cycle, Andris Nelsons releases the second installment in his Bruckner cycle with the Gewandhausorchester, released in time for the orchestra’s 275th birthday and Nelsons’ inauguration as the new Gewandhauskapellmeister.
Andris Nelsons brings youthful energy, fluidity and rhythmic impulse, while still leaving room for Bruckner’s music’s monumental sound blocks that gives these works a completely new flavor.
selected instrumental works by Wagner in the Bruckner Symphony Cycle, his idea is to demonstrate the influences but more importantly their differences, for clearly the two men could not have been more disparate in character. Read less
Works on This Recording
Lohengrin: Act 1 Prelude by Richard Wagner
Written: 1847; Germany
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