Gavin Engelbrecht
The Northern Echo
July 2015

The Gürzenich-Orchester of Cologne, conducted by Markus Stenz, perform Schoenberg’s late Romantic masterpiece, Gurre-Lieder. Devastating brass combines with mellifluous winds and strings in a performance bolstered by a stellar line-up of soloists, including soprano Barbara Haveman as Tove and Brandon Jonavovich as Waldemar. Profound music to captivate.