A titanic rendition of Mahler's "Symphony of a Thousand" by the Leipzig Gewandhausorchester, ably led by Riccardo Chailly with a host of choruses and sturdy soloists. Sight and sound are as good as this work will likely receive in the concert hall.
An all-star program features virtuosi, pianist Martha Argerich, and cellist Mischa Maisky with the Lucerne Symphony Orchestra. The centerpiece is the world premiere of Rodion Shchedrin's double concerto "A Romantic Offering" with the composer in attendance. Outstanding video and audio recording make this a memorable event.
The 2010 Nobel Concert features American violin virtuoso Joshua Bell and the Stockholm Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, led by rising star Saraki Oramo. The Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto and Sibelius Symphony No. 5 are extremely well performed with outstanding videography and sonics