Schubert: Symphony No. 8 'Unfinished' & Dvorák: Symphony No. 9 'From the new World'
16 Jun 2017
Composer: Schubert, Dvorák
Other participants: Sergiu Celibidache
On their recently launched label MPHIL, the Munich Philharmonic is opening up its vast archives, giving listeners the opportunity to enjoy one of the richest collections of recordings by legendary artists. Because of the Celibidache era and its part in forming the core essence of the orchestra, this first MPHIL physical archive release consists of two recordings under the baton of Maestro Celibidache.
The chosen repertoire on the album is Franz Schubert’s Unfinished Symphony No. 8 (recorded on 30 September 1988, Philharmonie im Gasteig) and Antonín Dvořák’s Symphony No. 9 From the New World (recorded on 16 June 1985, Herkulessaal der Residenz). Both recordings are masterpieces of the classical music canon and the performances have ever since been critically acclaimed up until this day.