Orchestral (Recording of the Year)

Brahms 

Four Symphonies. Variations on a Theme by Haydn. Tragic Overture. Academic Festival Overture. Liebeslieder Waltzes. Intermezzos (arr Klengel). Hungarian Dances – No 1; No 3; No 10. Symphony No 1 – Adagio
Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra / Riccardo Chailly (Decca) 

‘The opening sounds understated but the performance builds steadily until the coda glows white hot...’

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Riccardo Chailly introduces Brahms's Third and Fourth symphonies:

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● The Gramophone guide to Brahms

 Riccardo Chailly in the Gramophone Hall of Fame

● Beethoven's symphonies recorded by the Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra and Riccardo Chailly – read the Gramophone review

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