The Arts Desk has named their Best Classical CDs of 2015 and the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra’s new Beethoven: Symphony Nos. 5 & 7 has made the list:
“Beethoven liked large-scale performances and he’d presumably have approved of Manfred Honeck’s Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra performances of Symphonies 5 and 7. This is sensational orchestral playing, beautifully recorded, and these readings have an irresistible sweep and grandeur. One of those rare CDs which should leave you speechless after listening, desperate to repeat the experience. It’s that good, and a reminder that classical music can still sound exciting and relevant.” —Graham Rickson, The Arts Desk
See the full list on TheArtsDesk.com!