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17.8.18

Forbes Classical CD Of The Week: A Gaggle Of Bruckner Fourths, Led By Manfred Honeck


...Finally, we get to Manfred Honeck’s Bruckner Fourth. Honeck features regularly among the ‘Year’s Best’ recordings I highlight: With his Shostakovich Fifth in 2017, his Richard Strauss potpourri in 2016) and this Bruckner Fourth very nearly made it into the “Best Classical Recordings of 2015” list. Honeck seems to like to come up with a concept along which he conducts music – to make, in a way, a tone poem out of every symphony he tackles. One might question whether that is necessarily appropriate or the composer’s intention in any given case, but the results are wildly imaginative and rewarding readings that stand out from the slew of perfectly fine but indistinct interpretations.…

-> Classical CD Of The Week: A Gaggle Of Bruckner Fourths, Led By Manfred Honeck





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A.Bruckner, Symphony No.4,
M.Honeck / Pittsburgh Symphony,
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