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I’m Colin Anderson, a writer on music and the editor of Classical Source.

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Offering eloquent, deep-passion, gorgeous-sounding solace, the Adagio of Brahms’s Second Symphony, as conducted by Celibidache on April 11, 1975, with Stuttgart Radio SO, from his wonderful SWR cycle on DG. In contrast is Celi’s scintillating conducting on home turf of Enescu’s Romanian Rhapsody No.1.

Offering eloquent, deep-passion, gorgeous-sounding solace, the Adagio of Brahms’s Second Symphony, as conducted by Celibidache on April 11, 1975, with Stuttgart Radio SO, from his wonderful SWR cycle on DG. In contrast is Celi’s scintillating conducting on home turf of Enescu’s Romanian Rhapsody No.1.

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BBC Proms 2024 announced.

BBC Proms 2024 announced.

Pinned post ***Amendments*** Prom 30, National Youth Orchestra - Alexandre Bloch replaces Nathalie Stutzmann Wagner The Flying Dutchman – overture 11’Missy Mazzoli Orpheus Undone 15’Dani Howard new work c14’ (BBC co-commission: world...

Otto Klemperer – The Warner Classics Remastered Edition, Volume Two – Complete Recordings of Operas & Sacred Works on EMI, Columbia & HMV.

Otto Klemperer – The Warner Classics Remastered Edition, Volume Two – Complete Recordings of Operas & Sacred Works on EMI, Columbia & HMV.

Pinned post A huge embrace for this set of deeply impressive performances, relevant rather historical, a lifetime's listening, made all the more bountiful by the superb remastering (once again, as in Otto Klemperer Volume One) of the master-tapes - the yesteryears...

Herbert Blomstedt conducts Bruckner Nine at St. Florian Monastery with Bamberger Symphoniker. Live audio relay on World Concert Hall.

Herbert Blomstedt conducts Bruckner Nine at St. Florian Monastery with Bamberger Symphoniker. Live audio relay on World Concert Hall.

Bruckner und das Stift - St. Florianer Brucknertage / Bruckner and the monastery – St. Florian Bruckner Days Thursday, July 11, 2024 St. Florian Monastery of the Augustinian Canons Regular, Stiftstraße 1, 4490 St. Florian, Austria It started an hour later than...

Britten Pears Arts announces its Autumn 2024 season.

Britten Pears Arts announces its Autumn 2024 season.

Inside The Red House Highlights include: Britten Weekend features Sheku and Isata Kanneh-Mason, Britten Pears Chamber Choir and Viola Tunnard Artist Juliette Journaux BBC Radio 3 New Generation Artists weekend showcases The Chaos Quartet, Fergus McCreadie Trio and...

Many Happy Returns to the indomitable Herbert Blomstedt, 97 today. Conducts Mozart Symphonies 39, 40 & 41 (‘Jupiter’)/Bavarian Radio SO; Berwald’s Sinfonie sérieuse/Swedish Radio SO; and Nielsen Five/NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchester. Interview.

Many Happy Returns to the indomitable Herbert Blomstedt, 97 today. Conducts Mozart Symphonies 39, 40 & 41 (‘Jupiter’)/Bavarian Radio SO; Berwald’s Sinfonie sérieuse/Swedish Radio SO; and Nielsen Five/NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchester. Interview.

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