Beethoven: Overtures

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COMPOSERS: Beethoven
LABELS: Arte Nova
ALBUM TITLE: Beethoven Overtures
WORKS: Overtures
PERFORMER: Zurich Tonhalle Orchestra, David Zinman
CATALOGUE NO: 82876 57831
Zinman’s Beethoven symphonies won awards, and this set of the overtures has similar features – lithe, energetic conducting, lean, incisively direct interpretations. Leonore No. 3 is particularly bracing. Terry Blain