4 Nov 2014

Critic's Chair: Alpine Symphony

From The Critic's Chair, 12:00 pm on 4 November 2014

Alpine SymphonySTRAUSS: Alpine Symphony
Saito Kinen Orch/Daniel Harding
(Decca 478 6422)

This new recording of Strauss' epic Alpine Symphony is from a live performance at the Saito Kinen Festival of 2012. Daniel Harding conducts the large orchestral forces needed for this work. In his review, Dave Bremner picks out his highlights of the wind and brass soloists, and reveals some of his favourite sections.