rolf verbeek conductor

'Here is top-quality, highly enjoyable chamber-scale Bruckner for people drawn'

Here is top-quality, highly enjoyable chamber-scale Bruckner for people drawn, say, to the arrangements commissioned by the Viennese "Verein für musikalische Privataufführungen" a century ago. Or it might also suit people who couldn't resist the glorious sleaze and squeeze of Uri Caine's "Wagner e Venezia" (1997). Or could it also be a means to soften the hearts of people who normally say that they really can't stand Bruckner?....

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Final excerpt from the first movement of Bruckner's 6th symphony, live at Podium Klassiek.

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...Verbeek knows "his" Bruckner, unmistakably: an excellent performance - obviously within the given chamber musical context - and a recording that rings like a bell.

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In front of the orchestra is the conductor. The conductor decides how the orchestra should play. Louder, softer, faster, slower, more brass, fewer violins, etcetera. But invisible...

Rolf Verbeek 
info@rolfverbeek.com

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