- Symphonies Nos. 5 & 6
On this CD, David Zinman and the Tonhalle Orchestra of Zurich devote themselves to the symphonies of Franz Schubert. This new volume contains Symphonies 5 and 6, to be released in January 2013.
- Symphony No. 5 in B flat major, D485
- Symphony No. 6 in C major, D589
Performed by the Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich, conducted by David Zinman.
David Zinman says:
“Schubert has always been a deep love of mine from the time I was a young violinist. I remember playing the Sonatina for violin and piano at one of my first public recitals. One of the first orchestral scores that I bought was the “Unfinished”.
There is, within the symphonies, so much music I wouldn’t want to be without; a wonderful melodic and harmonic treasure trove that is memorable and irreplaceable, and which influenced generations of composers who came after him.”
Here is a video with Zinman talking and performing Schubert:
And here is F. Schubert’s Symphony No. 4 “Tragic” in C minor, with Harnoncourt conducting:
Tags: Franz Schubert, David Zinman, Tonhalle, Zurich