Notes & Reviews:
"Abbado's approach to the music of Bruckner is soft and songlike, at times tense and urgent, but constantly filled with warmth of feeling" - not only the Neue Zürcher Zeitung is full of praise when Claudio Abbado and the Lucerne Festival Orchestra play Bruckner. Their interpretation of his awe-inspiring Fifth Symphony reflects the composer's burgeoning powers and exquisite compositional artistry. As The Guardian poetically states: "The composer himself, one suspects, might have leapt to embrace Abbado as an ideal interpreter."
Because of the degree of continuity from year to year, a strong sense of artistic purpose and, of course, the man on the podium, the orchestra consistently performs at a level equal to the very best permanent ensembles on earth.
Run Time: 80 min.
Picture Format: NTSC, 16:9, Color
Sound Format(s): LPCM Stereo, Dolby Digital 5.1, DTS 5.1
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Works DetailsBruckner, Anton : Symphony no 5 in B flat major, WAB 105
- Conductor: Claudio Abbado
- Ensemble: Lucerne Festival Orchestra
- Period Time: Romantic
- Form: Orchestral
- Written: 1875-1876