Beethoven: Symphonies Nos 5 & 6 - Basel Chamber Orchestra

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Symphonies Nos 5 & 6
Basel Chamber Orchestra, Giovanni Antonini
1 CD
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Catalogue Number: SNYB76481622

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The previous recording on Sony Classical with the Chamber Orchestra of Basel under the direction of Giovanni Antonini, the founder of Il Giardino Armonico, has shown that the orchestra is capable of fine Beethoven interpretations. The orchestra and conductor were awarded the Echo Klassik prize in 2008 for their readings of the 3rd and 4th symphonies (88697192522) and are reunited here for this recording of symphonies 5 and 6.

As with the previous recordings, preparation has been meticulous down to the last detail, including numerous concerts and rehearsals. These are studio recordings of the highest quality where Antonini's sparkling musical energy and the highly-motivated orchestra combine forces to ensure an exciting journey through Beethoven's sound world.

"Intriguingly, Antonini's Baselers emphasise lyricism in the Fifth and elemental drama in the Pastoral - a thrilling storm with thunderous, thwacking timpani rolls - but everything sounds new-minted here, with pristine period textures. Even if you know these works well, there is plenty to delight."

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