Herbert Blomstedt & the Gewandhausorchester record Schubert’s ‘Unfinished’ and ‘Great C-major’ Symphonies for Deutsche Grammophon.

To coincide with his ninety-fifth-birthday, http://www.colinscolumn.com/many-happy-returns-to-herbert-blomstedt-95-today-his-san-francisco-recordings-of-roger-sessionss-symphony-no-2-first-movement-sibelius-seven-and-charles-wuorinens-the-golden-dance/, Herbert Blomstedt appears on Deutsche Grammophon for the first time with music that is central to his concert repertoire and discography. Recorded as recently as November last year, and with sound that is perfectly balanced – no fierce treble, a sonorous bass (try the opening of the ‘Unfinished’), beguiling … Continue reading Herbert Blomstedt & the Gewandhausorchester record Schubert’s ‘Unfinished’ and ‘Great C-major’ Symphonies for Deutsche Grammophon.