Release Date: October 1, 2000
André Previn conductor
Harolyn Blackwell soprano
David Wilson-Johnson baritone
‘…Bitingly dramatic … Altogether outstanding, fresh and revealing’
‘A powerful dedicated reading … the flow makes the music all the more magnetic. Good clear soloists and first rate sound’ The Guardian
André Previn’s first recording for LSO Live features an extraordinary reading of Brahms’s choral masterpiece. The London Symphony Chorus are mesmerising and the soloists on superb form as Previn crafts a performance that blends to perfection the work’s mixture of serenity and blazing intensity.