'There’s individuality and beauty of sound here from the start, allowing the valedictory pathos of Mahler’s uncrushable procession in the vast opening movement space to breathe; Chung favours a slower than average basic tempo, but it’s full of life between the lines, and there’s no faking the tenderness embedded in the phrases, beautifully done by the Seoul strings.' David Nice
Symphony No. 9
Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra/
Deutsche Grammophon 481 1109
Read the rest of this review in the August 2015 issue of BBC Music Magazine.
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