DG risks dream team on Beethoven’s triplemain
The recorded history of Beethoven’s triple concerto is littered with disasters, none more embarrassing than Herbert von Karajan’s conduct when he was confronted by the three Soviet stars, Richter, Oistrakh and Rostropovich.
Richter said: ‘It’s a dreadful recording and I disown it utterly…’
Now DG have unveiled their team for the Beethoven centenary.
What could possibly go wrong?