Think it was the 9th, BBM, preceded by the Messiaen Et Exspecto... I caught that on the radio and thought it was definitely a case of 'work in progress'.
Originally Posted by Brassbandmaestro
Yes, I've heard Rattle, Wand, Tennstedt and Haitink with British orchestras at the Proms and elsewhere and, like many of the examples given, they were all very fine without my thinking that the players were not really into the idiom. Jayne's example of Petrenko highlights the hard work that conductors undertake in endeavouring to capture the right sound.
Perhaps I'm all wrong about this but I felt it instantly many years ago when I heard the Klemperer recording of the Bruckner 6 and it didn't sound right at all. I felt it again last night with the LSO/Haitink 4th.
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