Bruckner: Symphony No. 4

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Deutsche Grammophon
RELEASE DATE: 23/02/2018
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Latvian conductor Andris Nelsons lets the light shine through the splendour of the cathedral in his Bruckner cycle with the Gewandhausorchester Leipzig, coupling the ‘Romantic’ Symphony with an ephemeral performance of the Prelude to Act I of Wagner’s Lohengrin. ‘His Bruckner is by no means impulsive — though there is tremendous momentum in both scherzos … But, like most great Brucknerians, Nelsons sees the slow movements as key to the composer’s symphonic mastery and faith.’ The Sunday Times

Prelude to Act I from Lohengrin, WWV 75

Symphony No. 4 in E-Flat Major, WAB 104 “Romantic“ (Version 1878/80)

Gewandhausorchester Leipzig
Andris Nelsons