Beethoven 250: Simon Rattle records Christ on the Mount of Olives for LSO Live.

If you didn’t know Christ on the Mount of Olives, and were listening to it blind, I wonder if Beethoven would be the first composer to come to mind. There are though numerous hints that it’s by him – traits of orchestration being one, plenty of narrative impulse/vivid characterisation being another, and not forgetting soulful … Continue reading Beethoven 250: Simon Rattle records Christ on the Mount of Olives for LSO Live.