An unusual multimedia piece dealing with the Prometheus legend that, in spite of a top-notch orchestra and conductor, fails to cohere into a satisfying watch
Lucerne and maestro Abbado offer a moving and well-performed rendition of Mozart’s last work in this Blu-ray from Accentus
Maestro Claudio Abbado leads a young, but superbly gifted group of musicians through two masterpieces by Mahler and Schoenberg. Every Abbado concert is an outstanding musical event and this one is no exception.
Claudio Abbado leads his Lucerne Festival Orchestra through a strong reading of Bruckner’s sonorous and lengthy fifth symphony. Audio and video recording qualities are excellent.
Claudio Abbado leads his hand-picked Lucerne Festival forces through an outstanding rendition of Mahler’s celestial Second Symphony.
Claudio Abbado continues his Mahler wizardry with this luminescent performance of a less often heard Symphony No. 7, “Song of the Night.” In every respect, a top flight video which captures the essence of this enigmatic work.
This all-Mahler concert from the Lucerne Summer Festival, features the 5 Ruckert songs and Fourth Symphony. The expert orchestral leadership of Claudio Abbado coupled with the radiant vocalism of mezzo-soprano, Magdalena Kožená, make this a must-have concert Blu-Ray disc.