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23.11.17

Forbes Classical CD Of The Week: Brahms From Dresden With Thielemann, Pollini, Batiashvili


…Maurizio Pollini has recorded the Brahms Piano Concertos before; first around 1980 with the Vienna Philharmonic (Karl Böhm conducting the First and Claudio Abbado the Second), then in the late 90s with the Berlin Philharmonic (Abbado conducting both). His granitic confidence still rings through in his latest batch of these concertos, but I’m not sure it amounts to as much as our expectations have us desire, given the high-powered ensemble at work here, which also involves the Dresden Staatskapelle and Christian Thielemann and further includes the violin concerto…

-> Classical CD Of The Week: Brahms From Dresden With Thielemann, Pollini, Batiashvili



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Johannes Brahms, Symphonies, Piano Concertos, Violin Concerto,
Lisa Batiashvili, Maurizio Pollini, Dresden Staatskapelle, Christian Thielemann (conductor),
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