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Ashkenazy / Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra

Sibelius Symphonies nos. 4 & 5

€ 19.95
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  • Type SACD
  • Label Exton
  • UPC 4526977002824
  • Catalog number OVCL 282
  • Release date 29 January 10

About the album

Sublime interpretations by Sibelius-specialist Ashkenazy (72 years this year) and the Royal Stockholm Phil. of the Symphonies Nos.4 & 5 and Symphonic poem "Finlandia". Ashkenazy is one of those very few conductors who really seem to understand Sibelius' work so totally. The sound of his interpretations of the symphonies 4 & 5, have real grandeur but never become too heavy. There is always a sort of 'breathing' in it, so that the works are utterly human, vivid, and deeply emotional. 
Recorded (Session & Live) in 2007 in The Stockholm Concert Hall (Stockholms Konserthus)
Hybrid (CD SACD 2ch/5.0ch)
Conducting forms the largest part of Ashkenazy's work for the last 20 years

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