Recording of the Month: Beethoven Symphonies Nos 1-9

The Berlin Philharmonic and Sir Simon Rattle's Beethoven symphony cycle explored




The Beethoven symphonies remain a true test for any orchestra, and here the world-renowned Berlin Philharmonic and its conductor Sir Simon Rattle record them together for the first time. This lavish set is our July Recording of the Month.


Hear clips from the recordings and discussion about the music here, in this podcast presented by editor Oliver Condy and reviews editor Rebecca Franks.