MOZART: Symphony No. 40 in G Minor, K. 550 "The Great"
Symphony No. 40 in G Minor, K. 550 "The Great"
Mozart's "Great G Minor Symphony",
performed by the Wuerttemberg Chamber Orchestra,
conducted by Jörg Faerber
A concert recording from the church of the German
UNESCO World Heritage Site Maulbronn Monastery
HD Recording · DDD · Duration: 23 Min. 11 Sec.
Digital Album · 4 Tracks · incl. Booklet
he Wuerttemberg Chamber Orchestra Heilbronn (Württembergisches Kammerorchester Heilbronn) has been together since 1960. Performances range from Baroque works, classical (also in symphonic cast), string compositions of the Romanesque period and early modernity, as well as avant-garde works. The orchestra plays at all relevant concert halls around the globe on large tours or at individual concerts with soloists such as Anne-Sophie Mutter, Maurice André, Alfred Brendel, James Galway, Viktoria Mullova, Frank Peter Zimmermann, Thomas Quasthoff, Martha Argerich and Sharon Kam. In addition, the orchestra places special emphasis on co-operation with fresh young soloists.
örg Faerber, Head Conductor of the Wuerttemberg Chamber Orchestra Heilbronn, was born in Stuttgart where he later received his degree in conducting at the state conservatory (Staatliche Hochschule für Musik). After an eight-year career as a theatre bandmaster and composer for opera and movie, he founded the Wuerttemberg Chamber Orchestra Heilbronn in 1961, which, under his direction, grew to become one of Europe's leading chamber orchestras. He is regarded as one of the most renowned conductors of his time. In 1984 Jörg Faerber was awarded the German Federal Cross of Merit, and, in 1986, the academic title of Professor.
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Andreas Otto Grimminger & Josef-Stefan Kindler, K&K Verlagsanstalt
Thank you for posting. Excellent interpretation, I love the very relaxed tempo. Video presentation is outstanding as well, the audio and video complement each other perfectly.
Music for eternity!!!
Awarded by Qobuz with the HI-RES AUDIO
What a great recording