Richard Tognetti and the ACO perform the first three symphonies by Ludwig van Beethoven. Thrilling live performances of Beethoven’s effervescent Symphony No.1 and spirited Symphony No.2 open the album, paving the way for the magnificent ‘Eroica’ Symphony.
Interview: Richard Tognetti on 'Rapture & Revolution
What is it like to inhabit Vaughan Williams’s ‘Lark’, or to be ‘whipped into a frenzy’ by Beethoven’s mighty Grosse Fuge? Richard Tognetti discusses the repertoire of our first ACO StudioCast ‘Rapture & Revolution’, with Yumi Stynes.
Richard Tognetti directs the Australian Chamber Orchestra in Beethoven's Violin Concerto.
Filmed live at Sydney Opera House in 2018, this explosive performance saw Richard directing Beethoven’s iconic concerto from the violin as soloist and was described by Limelight as “the stuff of dreams”.
'Some readers may already have their minds made up: there are no gains and only losses in amplifying late Beethoven. I urge them to listen to this...the unanimity of the ACO lends Tognetti’s direction the same agility and unstoppable momentum as a solo-quartet version. It’s a formidable achieveme...