August 30, 2013 6:01 pm

Schubert: Symphonies 3 & 4

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Who could have expected the result of this period makeover to sound so witty and exciting?
 

Uncork the fizz: this is Schubert as never heard in modern times.

The symphonies were crying out for a period makeover, but who could have expected the result – taut, texturally transparent, rhythmically alert – to sound so witty and exciting?

No one listening to this recording will ever want to return to traditional symphonic Schubert.


Schubert

Symphonies 3 & 4

(Freiburger Barockorchester/Pablo Heras-Casado)

Harmonia Mundi

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