February 26, 2020

Crescendo reviews Beethoven Symphonies 5 & 7

“Manze manages to reconcile differences without ending up at the middle of the road.”

”Beethoven Symphonies 5 & 7″ performed by the NDR Radiophilharmonie under the baton of Andrew Manze has been reviewed on Crescendo – March edition! Read a glimpse of the review below!

“When was the last time any conductor raised in the historically-informed performance practice dared to play Beethoven’s Fifth with so much pathos? His interpretation is about details, colourful and clear in articulation, but simultaneously very dramatic. This recording urges us to reconsider and dismiss many a prejudice.”

Read the full review on Crescendo – March Issue

Photo by Micha Neugebauer