Claudio Abbado – a celebration

Gramophone Mon 16th January 2017

All this week on the Gramophone website, we offer our guide to Claudio Abbado

Claudio Abbado (© Fred Toulet/Salle Pleyel/Lucerne Festival/DG)

This week on the Gramophone website we are celebrating the career and recordings of the great Italian conductor Claudio Abbado.

Among the highlights of Abbado Week are two different guides his finest recordings, a comprehensive overview of Abbado's career and heartfelt tribute from Gramophone's Editor-in-Chief James Jolly, and a classic interview with Abbado drawn from the Gramophone archive, which was undertaken at the Don Carlos recording sessions. Discover more below...

 

Claudio Abbado

The homepage of Claudio Abbado on the Gramophone website, with links to key articles and a tribute by Douglas Boyd... 

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Top 10 Claudio Abbado recordings

A beginner's guide to the finest Claudio Abbado recordings currently available...

Read the list

 

 

Claudio Abbado – a tribute

His insistence that he was on an equal level to his musicians resulted in radiant music-making that was totally free of ego, writes James Jolly...

Read the article

 

Classic interview: inside the Don Carlos sessions with Claudio Abbado

Michael Oliver had privileged access to Abbado's recording of Verdi's Don Carlos with Domingo in 1985...

Read the interview

 

Claudio Abbado: 10 great recordings with 10 different orchestras

Claudio Abbado left a substantial recorded legacy and it’s striking how many different ensembles he worked with...

Read the list

 

Interviewing Abbado

In 2010 we asked leading musicians and collaborators put their questions to the great conductor...

Read the interview

 

 

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