15 Sep 2014

Critic's Chair: Bruckner Symphony No 9

From The Critic's Chair, 12:00 pm on 15 September 2014

Bruckner AbbadoBRUCKNER: Symphony No 9 in D minor
Lucerne Festival Orch/Claudio Abbado
(DG 479 3441)

Robert Johnson reviews a recent release of Bruckner's Ninth Symphony, live from the Lucerne Festival 2013. It's the final recording of the late Claudio Abbado, who passed away in January of this year - a fitting tribute to one of the greatest conductors of the last century.