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Live on takt1: Järvi, NHK Symphony & Gabetta

Author: takt1

29 FEB 2020: Paavo Järvi, Sol Gabetta and the NHK Symphony Orchestra play Schumann, Bruckner and Takemitsu at Konzerthaus Dortmund.

  • Sol Gabetta | Copyright: © David Maupile

    Sol Gabetta © David Maupile

  • NHK Symphony Orchestra | Copyright: © Takashi Mochizuki

    NHK Symphony Orchestra © Takashi Mochizuki

From intimate and restrained to weighty and intoxicating, this is a concert program full of contradictions. Following Takemitsu’s sensuous landscape painting, Sol Gabetta takes the lead in Robert Schumann’s Cello Concerto. Written in just two weeks, Schumann’s concerto gradually moves from its irreal beginning towards freedom, closing with a final Rondo.

Meanwhile, there are no contradictions to be found in Bruckner’s Seventh. The composer’s biggest success in his own lifetime, it features his signature extensively worked-out themes and an organ-like separation of registers in the orchestra. Perhaps the elegiac tone is the common thread running through this program.

Recording location Konzerthaus Dortmund
Recording date 29 February 2020
Production year 2020
Production Company takt1
Coproduction Company sone media
Producer Simeon Klein
Director Michael Ciniselli
Sound Engineer Jens Schünemann
English title of music work How slow the Wind
Composer Toru Takemitsu
English title of music work Cello Concerto A minor op. 129
Composer Robert Schumann
English title of music work Symphony No. 7 E major
Composer Anton Bruckner
Orchestra / Band NHK Symphony Orchestra
Conductor Paavo Järvi
Soloist Sol Gabetta

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