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Oct 22, 2021

BRUCKNER – KONCERTHUSET, COPENHAGEN, DENMARK

7 October 2021
Danish National Symphony Orchestra

…it takes something special to create an organic interpretation of this symphony. 
… it’s of a simply terrifying tonal art, and Saraste let it stand in all its splendour, without overpowering horns and trombones. In the same fine way, he portrayed the extreme contrast – the following, quieter theme which is woven into the strings – with a focus on restrained expressiveness and tonal homogeneity.

12 October 2021
Valdemar Lønsted, Information

“If you listened on Thursday evening, you heard that Saraste chose the full-blooded approach to Bruckner’s work.”

“Saraste formed Bruckner freely, relatively slowly… Those who followed attentively, … had a lot to talk about afterwards.”

9 October 2021
Thomas Michelsen, Politiken

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