Riccardo Chailly conducts Bruckner’s Sixth Symphony

Riccardo Chailly’s performances of Bruckner are famous for their unusual transparency and streamlined energy. In the Sixth Symphony, which Bruckner himself described as his “boldest”, these qualities are shown to their best advantage. Sinewy strength also dominates in the performance recorded here of the Italian Symphony by Felix Mendelssohn who, incidentally, was a predecessor of Chailly as head of the Gewandhaus Orchestra.

Berliner Philharmoniker

Riccardo Chailly

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