Since its founding in 1934, the Orchestre symphonique de Montréal has distinguished itself as a leader in the orchestral life of Canada and Quebec. A cultural ambassador of the highest order, the [...]
Beethoven: Ideals of the French Revolution (English version) (2CD)
They spoke about it
Analekta is proud to present the label’s first recording with the Orchestre symphonique de Montréal under the direction of Kent Nagano. Conceived on the basis of an original idea of Maestro Nagano’s, The General offers an entirely new interpretation of Beethoven’s Egmont, itself based on a poem by Goethe.
Offered as a tribute to Lieutenant-General Roméo Dallaire, this original work, written by author, critic and musicologist Paul Griffiths -relates the staggering events surrounding the Rwanda crisis in 1994.
The second cd includes popular Beethoven’s
5th Symphony and excerpts from Egmont, magnificently performed by Orchestre symphonique de Montréal and its conductorKent Nagano.
2 CD box-set (english version)