17 Nov 2013

The Critic's Chair for 17 November 2013

From The Critic's Chair, 12:00 pm on 17 November 2013

In this week’s The Critic’s Chair, Erica Challis reviews Gustavo Dudamel’s latest, conducting the Berlin Philharmonic in a disc of Richard Strauss tone poems, and the Freiburg Baroque Orchestra’s period instrument performances of early Schubert symphonies under Pablo Heras-Casado. There’s a live recording of Szymanowski’s first two symphonies by the London Symphony Orchestra, and the Prague Radio Symphony Orchestra perform of some of Jánaček’s mature works including the famous Sinfonietta.