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Symphonies 31, 72 & 73

Symphonies 31, 72 & 73

Netherlands Radio Chamber Philharmonic

Label: Exton
Format: SACD
Barcode: 4526977003760
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Catalog number: OVCL 376
Releasedate: 30-10-09
For the second volume of Haydn Symphonies series, three symphonies are selected in connection with the prominent treatment of "horns". The music filled with variety of nuance, Jaap van Zweden and the orchestra bring out the lively charm of Haydn's symphonies in fresh energy.
  • The fresh energy, the liveliness, the spark, all these specific traits of Haydn's music, Van Zweden can render with ease
  • Jaap van Zweden is praised for his musical perfection and his variety in nuance without getting excentric
  • Hybrid (CD SACD 2ch, 5ch)
  • Jaap van Zweden has been for more than a year very succesful at his new position as Musical Director for the Dallas Symphony Orchestra
  • Critics all over the world give him high praise
For the second volume of Haydn Symphonies series, three symphonies are selected in connection with the prominent treatment of "horns". The music filled with variety of nuance, Jaap van Zweden and the orchestra bring out the lively charm of Haydn's symphonies in fresh energy.
Jaap van Zweden is praised for his musical perfection and his variety in nuance without getting excentric
A Hybrid (CD SACD 2ch, 5ch)
Jaap van Zweden has been very succesful for three years at his new position as Musical Director for the Dallas Symphony Orchestra
Critics all over the world give him high praise

Chief Conductor and Artistic Director, Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra and Radio Kamer Filharmonie
Music Director, Dallas Symphony Orchestra
Chief Conductor, Royal Flemish Philharmonic Orchestra

Born in Amsterdam in 1960, Jaap van Zweden began his musical career as a violinist, becoming at nineteen the youngest ever concertmaster of the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra. Since beginning his conducting career in 1995, he has been Chief Conductor of the Netherlands Symphony Orchestra (1996-2000) with whom he made his Carnegie Hall debut, and Chief Conductor of the Residentie Orchestra (2000-2005). He is presently the Chief Conductor and Artistic Director of the Netherlands Radio Philharmonic and Chamber Orchestras (until 2013), Music Director of the Dallas Symphony Orchestra, and Chief Conductor of the Royal Flemish Philharmonic Orchestra.

He has worked with the Chicago Symphony, Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Gothenburg Symphony, WDR Symphony Cologne, London Philharmonic and Oslo Philharmonic, and future plans include debuts with the Cleveland Orchestra, Czech Philharmonic, Tonhalle Zurich, Los Angeles Philharmonic and the Philadelphia Orchestra, a UK/European tour with the Netherlands Radio Philharmonic, and return visits to the Chicago Symphony and Orchestre National de France.

His opera repertoire includes La Traviata and Fidelio (National Reisopera), Madama Butterfly (Netherlands Opera), Otello, Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg, Lohengrin and Vanessa, and his future projects include concert performances of Haydn’s Armida and Parsifal.

He has recorded the complete Beethoven symphonies with the Residentie Orchestra, Shostakovich Symphony No.5 with the Royal Flemish Philharmonic, Mahler Symphony No.5 (recorded live at his London Philharmonic debut), Stravinsky’s Rite of Spring and the Brahms symphonies with the Netherlands Radio Philharmonic, with whom he is currently recording a Bruckner cycle for Octavia, with symphonies 4, 5, 7, 9 and 2 already released to great critical acclaim.