Thinking of Claudio

Thinking of Claudio


norman lebrecht

June 26, 2014

He would have been 81 today.



  • sdReader says:

    This beautiful 3-CD Pergolesi set (2007–2009) is a tribute to the musical principles he stood for, to his modesty and thoroughness, and of course to the composer:

    • Michael Endres says:

      Pergolesi also featured on a stunning earlier disc from 1985 with the LSO .
      Interesting that Abbado returned to Pergolesi late in his life again and this time recorded 3 CDs.
      I find it very remarkable how open minded he was about period practice performance.
      Comparing the 2 versions of the Stabat Maters is an eye opener ! And both versions are ravishingly beautiful.

  • Crowabout2 says:

    Thank you so much for posting that.