Donald Runnicles conducts works by Strauss and Elgar

Both works in this concert with Donald Runnicles represent the brilliance of the art of orchestration at the turn of the 19th to the 20th century – and yet they could be hardly more contrasting in terms of expression and attitude. For while Edward Elgar’s First Symphony impresses with its nobility and sensitivity, Richard Strauss’s Don Quixote is, not least, a biting satire. The soloists are the cellist Ludwig Quandt and the violist Amihai Grosz.

Berliner Philharmoniker

Donald Runnicles

Amihai Grosz

Ludwig Quandt

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