Both symphonies date from before the second world war. Jurowski himself describes the second symphony as ‘strange, futuristic'. The dissonant, forward-moving first movement is viscerally presented; the set of variations that comprises the works' second part houses real beauty. The recording is impeccable, picking up every nuance. A terrific account, sparkling and intense.
The third symphony uses musical material from the composer's opera The Fiery Angel. Jurowski strikes at the ...Read more on agoraclassica.com
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