Leonore Overture No. 3, Symphony No. 7
Title:

Leonore Overture No. 3, Symphony No. 7

Composer:
Artists:

Michael Tilson Thomas
San Francisco Symphony

Cat No:

AVSFS 0054

Price:

£15.99 (Hybrid SACD)

Summary:

Michael Tilson Thomas and the San Francisco Symphony continue their recording programme apace with the latest on their groundbreaking SFS Media label, live recordings of Beethoven’s Leonore Overture No. 3 and his Seventh Symphony. Featuring two of the composer’s most popular works, this Hybrid SACD release continues MTT’s and the SFS’s ongoing exploration of the music of Beethoven. In 2011, SFS Media released Beethoven’s Symphony No. 5 and his Piano Concerto No. 4 featuring Emanuel Ax (SFS 0037) and the Third Symphony “Eroica” was the subject of an instalment in the acclaimed Keeping Score DVD and Blu-ray series (SFS 0013).

 

Tracklist:

Ludwig van BEETHOVEN (1770 – 1827)
1. Leonore Overture No. 3, Op. 72a (14:00)
Symphony No. 7 in A major, Op. 92 (39:40)
2. I Poco sostenuto – Vivace (15:00)
3. II Allegretto (8:34)
4. III Presto (8:45)
5. IV Allegro con brio (7:21)
Total time: 53:40

Recorded live at Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco, California, 14 – 17 September 2011 and 7 – 9 October 2010
Producer: Jack Vad

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