|Franz Peter Schubert|
Des Teufels Lustschloss, D84: Overture
Overture ‘Rosamunde’ (from Alfonso und Estrella, D732)
Symphony No. 2 in B flat major, D125
Symphony No. 3 in D major, D200
Basel Chamber Orchestra
Vol. 4 of the highly acclaimed Schubert cycle with the Basel Chamber Orchestra under Heinz Holliger
All the recordings of Franz Schubert’s symphonies and other orchestral works with the Basel Chamber Orchestra under the Swiss oboist, composer and conductor Heinz Holliger have received glowing reviews. Audio awarded 5 stars for music and sound: “The first chords unfold a tremendous power. The finale was enchanting”, 5 stars were also awarded in FONO FORUM, “lucky Schubert – and lucky us … one of the finest recordings”, Gramophone judged, “a CD recorded with wonderful sound” in rbb Kultur and “This cycle swings up to become something big” (5 stars) in stereo. On the fourth album, the Basel Chamber Orchestra plays Schubert’s Symphonies 2 and 3 under Holliger, complemented by the rarely heard overtures from the operas “Des Teufels Lustschloss” and “Alfonso und Estrella”.