About the album
This album is for the pianist Till Fellner the first orchestral recording label ECM. His previous albums Bach Well Tempered Clavier and Inventions und Sinfonien have been widely acclaimed worldwide. Fellner brings a perfectly balanced modern interpretation, full of natural elasticity. His performance sheds new light on Beethoven's musical works from the middle period of his life. The recording features a clear and serene beauty. Conductor Nagano and the Montreal Symphonic Orchestra show in with album their affection for Beethoven, gained in previous recordings of the Fifth Symphony and the Egmont Overture.