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Richard Strauss: Also Sprach Zarathustra, Op. 30; Don Juan, Op. 20; Till Eulenspiegel’s Merry Pranks, Op. 28
Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra/Gustavo Dudamel
Deutsche Grammophon 4791041

Dudamel's debut disc with the Berlin Philharmonic

Dudamel’s debut disc with the Berlin Philharmonic

Perhaps we should cut the guy some slack? To be hyped as “the most exciting and gifted young conductor of our times” when you are facing your first recording with the “legendary Berlin Philharmonic”, is anything but helpful. Surely, everybody is expecting you to move the earth. But even so, with everything reset to human proportions, it’s still a fact that Gustavo Dudamel’s debut disc with the Berlin Philharmonic in a well-tried Richard Strauss triple bill isn’t bound to move much.
Read the full review on Classical Net

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