This box set comprises Claudio Abbado’s recordings with his “orchestra of friends”, the Lucerne Festival Orchestra, between 2010 and 2013, among them the highly distinguished and award-winning Mahler 9 from the Lucerne Festival 2010 and the last ever video recording of the legendary maestro from August 2013, as well as a recording from the Salzburg Festival 2012 with the Orchestra Mozart and the Arnold Schoenberg Choir.
CLAUDIO ABBADO – THE LAST YEARS
Lucerne Festival Orchestra
With Alex Esposito, Mihoko Fujimura, Bruno Ganz, Rachel Harnisch, Sara Mingardo, René Pape, Anna Prohaska, Christine Schäfer, Maximilian Schmitt, the Arnold Schoenberg Choir, Bavarian Radio Choir, and Swedish Radio Choir.
Gustav Mahler: Symphony No. 9 in D major
(Bonus: Conductor camera for the Andante comodo)
Anton Bruckner: Symphony No. 5 WAB 105
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Requiem in D minor, K.626
Johannes Brahms: Tragic Overture
Arnold Schoenberg: Orchestral Interlude and “Song of the WoodDove” from Gurre-Lieder
Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 3 in E-flat major, OP. 55 “Eroica”
(The Last video Recording)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Concert Arias & Symphony No. 35 in D major, K. 385 “Haffner”
Ludwig van Beethoven: Incidental Music to Goethe’s tragedy “Egmont”, Op. 84
Franz Schubert: Mass in E-flat major, D 950
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Mass in C minor K.139 („Waisenhausmesse“)
Recorded at the Concert Hall of the KKL Luzern and the Haus für Mozart, Salzburg.