About the album
This album introduces the Netherlands Symphony Orchestra with works among others by Vivaldi, Beethoven, Rossini and Mahler.
11Symphony no. 9 op. 125 in d minor Molto vivace
12Symphony no. 1 in D major (Hamburg 1893 version) Blumine (Andante - allegretto)
13Violin Romance no. 1 op. 40 in G major
14Overture Matilde di Shabran
16Concerto in a minor RV 461 Allegro non molto
17Symphony no. 5 op. 67 in c minor Allegro con brio
Over a period of three years, pianist Hannes Minnaar recorded all five of Ludwig van Beethoven's piano concertos together with The Netherlands Symphony Orchestra led by Jan Willem de Vriend. So far, two single volumes had been issued: one including Concertos Nos. 4 & 5, which was acclaimed by Gramophone as: "beginning a Beethoven cycle with the Fourth and Fifth Concertos is a bold move but one that pays off ...