Beethoven: Symphony No 7

Beethoven was rarely explicit about any meaning behind his works. However it is impossible to listen to his Symphony No 7 without being captivated by a sense of euphoria, tainted only by what is possibly the most profound slow movement he was to write. Where the symphony is bold in its exuberance, the Triple Concerto is playful, providing its soloists with a glorious opportunity to flaunt their skills.

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'Surging rhythms that explore every conceivable movement are very much a feature of Bernard Haitink's fine new recording ... the LSO Live CD is even more compelling with the inclusion of the Trip ...
BBC Music Magazine
'He is a different, energised man, caught up in the thrill of the moment, on the podium—and it is our good fortune that these marvellous concerts will have an extended life on disc' (The Sunday Times)