The upcoming Pittsburgh Symphony and Manfred release featuring Tchaikovsky’s Sixth Symphony and Dvořák’s Rusalka Fantasy gets a rave review from Musical Toronto!
“[Manfred Honeck and] his stellar Pittsburgh players gives us a fully inflected rendition of the Pathétique. He has the strings of the Pittsburgh Symphony often sounding like the Vienna Philharmonic – Honeck was a violinist in the Vienna Philharmonic in his younger days – and the power of the orchestra is a fearsome thing to behold in the great climaxes. This is an excellent performance, beautifully captured by the Reference Recordings production team from Soundmirror in Boston.” —Paul E. Robinson, Musical Toronto
See the full review on MusicalToronto.org
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 6 in B Minor, Op. 74
Dvořák: Rusalka Fantasy (arr. Honeck/Ille)
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra
Manfred Honeck, Music Director
Out May 13, 2016