The new Beethoven cycle with Herbert Blomstedt
Accentus Music celebrates Blomstedt’s 90th birthday with a 5 CD box set of Beethoven’s Symphonies, recorded with the Gewandhausorchester Leipzig.
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Herbert Blomstedt © Gert Mothes, Accentus Music
Herbert Blomstedt, Gewandhausorchester © Gert Mothes, Accentus Music
In celebration of Herbert Blomstedt’s 90th Birthday in July 2017, Accentus Music releases a new Beethoven cycle that captures the spirit of the long-standing partnership between the legendary conductor laureate and the Gewandhausorchester Leipzig. All nine symphonies, released in a box set containing five CDs, are live recordings made at the Leipzig Gewandhaus between May 2014 and March 2017.
Blomstedt's interpretations of Beethoven are based on a highly responsible handling of the scores and this conductor’s deep love of the truth, in which everything that is superimposed and overtly effective is fundamentally removed. At the same time however, the performances embrace the ethical conscience of the artist with his deep, almost seismographic musical sensibility and a high expressivity.
A 5 CD box set by Accentus Music
Released in June 2017
Item Number: ACC80322
English title Ludwig van Beethoven - The Complete Symphonies
Production Company Accentus Music
Composer Ludwig van Beethoven
Orchestra / Band Gewandhausorchester Leipzig
Conductor Herbert Blomstedt
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