Anton Bruckner

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From Vivaldi to Vaughan Williams: more musical voices who have changed our world
Over the past few months, our Know the Score series introduced 20 great composers. But what of the many we couldn’t write about? Martin Kettle suggests some other names whose music is well worth exploring

Martin Kettle

25, Nov, 2020 @1:36 PM

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Bruckner: Symphonies Nos 3, 4, 6, 7, 8 and 9 review | Andrew Clements's classical album of the week
The late conductor excelled in late Romantic repertoire, and these live recording of Bruckner symphonies see him at his best

Andrew Clements

22, Oct, 2020 @2:00 PM

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Prom 60: Vienna Phil/Ax/Haitink review – a beautiful, masterful farewell
Bernard Haitink chose Beethoven and Bruckner for his final UK concert. His flowing and authoritative interpretation of the latter’s 7th symphony foregrounded the music’s beauty but not at the expense of structure

Erica Jeal

04, Sep, 2019 @10:42 AM

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Berlin Philharmonic/Rattle review – all guns blazing on Simon's farewell tour
The fruits of Simon Rattle’s long partnership with the Berlin orchestra were evident in a magisterial Bruckner Ninth and vivid miniatures by Hans Abrahamsen

Martin Kettle

31, May, 2018 @2:20 PM

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Bruckner: Symphony No 3 CD review – consistently superb, with buoyant strings

Andrew Clements

20, Jul, 2017 @5:00 PM

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SCO/Ticciati review – expansive, revelatory Bruckner
Robin Ticciati and the Scottish Chamber Orchestra lent limpid refinement to Bruckner’s unrelentingly heavy Teutonic stodge in a compact concert

Kate Molleson

06, Nov, 2016 @2:57 PM

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Philharmonia/Nelsons review – breathtaking Bruckner's Eighth
Aided by eloquent playing, Andris Nelsons was alive to the composer’s uncertainty in a lithe and at times mesmerising performance

Martin Kettle

08, Dec, 2015 @3:18 PM

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Bruckner: Symphony No 9 review – Claudio Abbado's great last testament

Compiled from Abbado's final concerts at the Lucerne festival last year, this recording captures the transparent beauty of the occasion, writes Andrew Clements

Andrew Clements

24, Jul, 2014 @8:30 PM

Bruckner: Symphony No 7 review – Iván Fischer and co pick up the pace
Fischer and his Budapest Festival Orchestra make Bruckner fly, writes Fiona Maddocks

Fiona Maddocks

12, Jul, 2014 @11:06 PM

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LSO/Harding review – unpredictable, intriguing and often moving
Penderecki fell flat but Bruckner soared through the cathedral, as Daniel Harding grappled with St Paul's acoustics, writes Guy Dammann

Guy Dammann

08, Jul, 2014 @11:56 AM

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Marina Abramović, Bernard Haitink and Twelve Angry Men …

Leave your baggage behind with performance artist Marina Abramović, find Hansel and Gretel in Lancaster, enjoy Bruckner with Haitink and grab a final chance to see Twelve Angry Men at the Garrick

08, Jun, 2014 @11:23 AM

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Sex, death and dissonance: the strange, obsessive world of Anton Bruckner

There's no doubt Anton Bruckner was an oddball, a man with an unhealthy interest in dead bodies and teenage girls. But, writes Tom Service, the composer's obsessions and terrors also gave us some astonishing music

Tom Service

01, Apr, 2014 @5:00 PM

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