Nikolaus Harnoncourt conducts Beethoven’s Symphonies Not 1 & 7

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COMPOSERS: Beethoven
LABELS: Orfeo
ALBUM TITLE: Beethoven
WORKS: Symphonies Nos 1 & 7
PERFORMER: Vienna Philharmonic/Nikolaus Harnoncourt
CATALOGUE NO: 924 161 B (2003)

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The chief surprise of these Salzburg performances is how unsurprising they are, almost free of Harnoncourt’s usual idiosyncrasies or perversities. Really rather dull.

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Michael Tanner