Our privacy policy was last updated on Friday 31 January 2020View it hereDismiss
Sign in
Bachtrack logo
Home
What's on
Reviews
Articles
Video
Site
EventsReviewsArticlesVideo

Performer: NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchester

Latest reviewsSee more...

First and Second Viennese School side by side in the Elbphilharmonie

Alan Gilbert © Peter Hundert | NDR
Frank Peter Zimmermann dazzles in an angelic tribute, while Alan Gilbert and the NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchester emphasise clarity at the expense of warmth.
***11
Read more

Eloquent Bartók and emphatic Bruckner at the Elbphilharmonie

Alan Gilbert © Peter Hundert
Augustin Hadelich is an authoritative interpreter in Bartók's Second Violin Concerto, while Alan Gilbert and the NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchester never quite succeed in scaling the heights of Bruckner 7.
***11
Read more

Loud Berg and lyrical Bruckner from Paavo Järvi at the Elbphilharmonie

Paavo Järvi © Yong Bin
Berg, unlike his teacher Schoenberg, didn't throw out the baby with the bathwater; Bruckner too never forgot his traditional roots. The NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchester, Paavo Järvi and Laura Aikin demonstrate.
***11
Read more

In the minor mode with Omer Meir Wellber at the Elbphilharmonie

Omer Meir Wellber © Wilfired Hösl
A sparkling if challenging first half of Haydn and Schnittke, splendidly delivered by the NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchester, but with shortcomings in the conductor's approach to Tchaikovsky's largest symphonic score.
***11
Read more

Souvenirs from the sunny south at the Elbphilharmonie

Vadim Gluzman © Marco Borggreve

The Principal Guest Conductor of the NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchester, Krzysztof Urbański, partners Vadim Gluzman in Tchaikovsky’s violin concerto, but is strangely uninspired by Mendelssohn’s tribute to the joys of Italy.

***11
Read more