Tchaikovsky: Symphony #5, Rachmaninov: Concerto #1
Dan Ettinger is one of the leading international conductors of his generation. Since the start of the 2015/2016 season he has been Principal Conductor of the Stuttgart Philharmonic and General Music Director of the City of Stuttgart. His contract was prematurely extended in July 2016 to run till the summer of 2023. Ettinger regularly conducts at the world’s great opera houses such as the Metropolitan Opera in New York, the Washington National Opera, London’s Royal Opera House at Covent Garden, the Opéra National de Paris, the New National Theatre in Tokyo, Opernhaus Zürich, the Salzburg Festival and the State Opera Houses of Vienna and Munich. Since 2018 Ettinger has taken up his new post as Music Director of the Israeli Opera in Tel Aviv. On this recording, Ettinger interprets Tchaikovsky’s Fifth Symphony, and Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 1.