My Favorite… Beethoven
Kopatchinskaja; Herreweghe; Sokolov; Krivine: La Chambre Philharmonique; Guy; Jordan; Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France
Composed by: Beethoven, Ludwig van
This 4CD boxed set, “My Favorite Beethoven”, offers several distinctive performances of Ludwig Van’s music carefully chosen from Näive’s extensive catalog of past Beethoven releases. The crowning symphonic achievement that is the Ninth Symphony is heard in a performance by La Chambre Philharmonique and conductor Emmanuel Krivine. The Violin Concerto and the Romances, a BBC Music Magazine Award winner, feature performances by the exclusive Näive recording artist Patricia Kopatchinskaja, conductor Philippe Herreweghe and Orchestre des Champs-Elysées. The Fourth and loveliest Beethoven Piano Concerto is performed by François-Frédéric Guy, Philippe Jordan and Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France. Lastly, but not least, come the Piano Sonatas nos. 4 and 28 and a selection of Rondos played by Grigory Sokolov, an interpreter full of compelling musical insight.