Sir Andrew Conducts Berlioz and Beethoven

The heart of Beethoven's Symphony No. 7 is the sublime Allegretto, a walking tune subject to transformations that must have seemed tremendously novel to the work's first audience in 1813, but now seem dream-like in their perfection.

Sir Andrew Conducts Berlioz and Beethoven

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Berlioz Harold in Italy

Berlioz Reverie and Caprice for violin and orchestra
BeethovenSymphony No.7

Sir Andrew Davis conductor
James Ehnes viola and violin

Sir Andrew's survey of Berlioz major works continues in the company of James Ehnes. As Gramophone magazine said of this magnificent musician: You get the feeling every time he puts bow to string that something special will, quite naturally, just happen.

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