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Classical - Released January 1, 2014 | Deutsche Grammophon (DG)

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Classical - Released January 1, 2006 | PentaTone

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Classical - Released February 9, 2018 | Wiener Symphoniker

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Classical - Released January 1, 1961 | BnF Collection

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Classical - Released September 2, 2014 | Wiener Symphoniker

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Classical - Released June 21, 2019 | Wiener Symphoniker

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It’s from Vienna, not Paris, that this new recording of the Symphonie fantastique is brought to us under the direction of Philippe Jordan. The Swiss conductor wears several hats, since he is the musical director of the Paris Opera and the Vienna Symphony Orchestra, with whom he conducted this Berliozian recording at the Musikverein in Vienna.The year of Berlioz (2019 marks 150 years since his death) saw many new versions of the Fantastique cropping up. This album stands out through its coupling with Lélio, ou Le Retour à la vie, a work which, according to Berlioz, “must be heard immediately after the Symphonie Fantastique, of which it is the end and the complement”. As an extraordinary autobiographical work, Lélio is accompanied by a monologue read by an actor; here, it is the ex-singer and actor Jean-Philippe Lafont who represents Berlioz as he struggles to overcome his despair. It’s a deep reflection under the auspices of Shakespeare as well as a mise en abyme of the life of an artist facing up to his demons. © François Hudry/Qobuz
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Classical - Released October 18, 2019 | Wiener Symphoniker

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Classical - Released March 15, 2019 | Wiener Symphoniker

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Classical - Released November 1, 2019 | Wiener Symphoniker

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Classical - Released October 20, 2017 | Wiener Symphoniker

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Philippe Jordan and the Vienna Symphony Orchestra have been collaborating since 2011, notably releasing their first album of Franz Schubert's final symphonies in 2015. For their 2017 debut on Solo Musica, Jordan and his orchestra have turned to Ludwig van Beethoven's Symphony No. 1 in C major and the Symphony No. 3 in E flat major, "Eroica," performed in concert in Vienna. This is the beginning of a full Beethoven cycle on CD, a first for the Vienna Symphony, and Jordan's second foray into the symphonies, following his DVD release on Arthaus Musik, and listeners will anticipate the series with excitement, considering the vitality and clarity of these performances. The Symphony No. 1 is played in approximate Classical style, with the taking of repeats, minimal vibrato, brisk tempos, and crisp articulation, and though the instrumentation appears to be conventional, the sound is lean and muscular, distinctly not modern in tone or texture. Indeed, the Finale is played with such energy and sprightliness, it could pass as a historically informed performance. The Symphony No. 3 is also performed with a strong period feeling, and despite occasional fluctuations of tempo and touches of rubato, Jordan seems to have avoided the exaggerations of 20th century mainstream interpretations, and brought some pugnacity back to this revolutionary score. The resonant acoustics of the Great Hall of the Musikverein Wien give these performances a luster that enhances the depth of the music without blurring sonorities. © TiVo
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Opera - Released October 1, 2010 | Archipel - Walhall

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Classical - Released June 23, 2014 | Vienna Symphony Orchestra

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Opera - Released October 22, 2015 | The Golden Legacy of Music

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Classical - Released January 1, 1967 | Deutsche Grammophon GmbH, Hamburg

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Classical - Released April 1, 2011 | Challenge Classics

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Classical - Released January 1, 1993 | Decca Music Group Ltd.

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Classical - Released July 8, 2008 | Countdown Media GmbH

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Classical - Released September 30, 2016 | Wiener Symphoniker

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Classical - Released October 8, 2012 | Wiener Symphoniker

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Classical - Released January 1, 2002 | Westminster