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Tue 11 Apr, 2017:
Strauss: Eine Alpensinfonie, Op 64; Tod und Verklärung, Op 24

If I may express a purely personal preference, these are consistently my two favourite Strauss pieces. Alpine Symphony, first on the disc and afforded...

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Thu 23 Mar, 2017:
Mahler: Symphony No 9 in D major

Mariss Jansons’s Munich Mahler scores highest for warmth, intelligence and emotional centredness. BR Klassik grant his orchestra a tonal profile...

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Fri 12 Aug, 2016:
Rachmaninov: Symphony No 2 in E minor, Op 27

Mariss Jansons can always be relied on to give well-paced and elegantly structured accounts of core-repertoire symphonies. The reading here has drive...

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Tue 14 Jun, 2016:
Dvořák: Symphony No 8 in G major, Op 88; Overture – Carnival, Op 92; Suk: Serenade for Strings in E flat major, Op 6

This is, by my reckoning, Mariss Jansons's third recording of Dvořák's Eighth Symphony. Expertly patched together from two concerts in Munich at the...

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Tue 29 Mar, 2016:
Bruckner: Symphony No 9 in D minor

The Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra’s history with Bruckner’s Ninth Symphony is well documented on disc. Bernard Haitink recorded it twice with them...

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Tue 26 Jan, 2016:
Dvořák: Stabat Mater, Op 58

One of the principal joys of Dvořák's maturity was his first concert in England (March 1884), where, at the Royal Albert Hall, this “Lion of the...

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Fri 20 Nov, 2015:
Tchaikovsky: Pique Dame (The Queen of Spades)

It’s been a long wait since his 2007 Sony coupling of the First Piano Concerto and Fourth Symphony for Mariss Jansons to return to Tchaikovsky on...

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Fri 18 Sep, 2015:
Shostakovich: Symphony No 10 in E minor, Op 93; Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk (Passacaglia from Act 2)

Here's the first instalment of three in a new Shostakovich series from DG featuring Andris Nelsons and the Boston Symphony. Entitled “Under Stalin's...

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Thu 26 Mar, 2015:
Richard Strauss: Don Juan, Op 20; Ein Heldenleben, Op 40

An authoritative Don Juan to open, not the most dashing portrayal of the lothario but immediate testimony to the excellence and responsiveness of the...

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Fri 20 Feb, 2015:
Verdi: Requiem

Recorded live in Munich’s Gasteig Philharmonie in October 2013, this riveting performance combines poetic mien with muscular piety to produce a...

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Mon 26 May, 2014:
Berlioz: Symphonie fantastique, Op 14; Varèse: Ionisation

There are plenty of recordings of the Symphonie fantastique to choose from. Why this one? Well, Mariss Jansons is a great musician and the Bavarian...

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