Lovro von Matacic Archive
BRUCKNER: Symphony No. 4 in E-flat Major “Romantic” – Orch. Sinfonica di Milano della RAI/ Lovro von Matacic – Archipel
Croatian Bruckner specialist Matacic whips up his RAI forces into one resplendent, “impolite” vision of this, the most accessible of the Austrian composer’s often knotty scores.
DVOŘÁK: Piano Concerto in G Minor; GRIEG: Piano Concerto; SCHUMANN: Piano Concerto – Sviatoslav Richter, p./ Bavarian State Orch. Munich/ Carlos Kleiber (Dvořák)/ Monte Carlo Nat. Opera Orch./ Lovro von Matačić – EMI Signature Collection (2 discs)
Good to have this available again, but has some problems.
MOZART: Missa brevis in C Major, K. 220; Symphony No. 38 in D Major, K. 504 “Prague”; HAYDN: Nine German Dances -Soloists/RAI Orch./Lovro von Matacic – Archipel
Matacic extended his repute for explosive musical prowess at RAI concerts in Naples and Turin.
Lovro von Matacic leads an inflamed version of the complete Ma Vlast, one he meant for universal export and impact well beyond its over-indulged “The Moldau”.
Wagner acolytes will gallop to this concert from 1977, in which conductor Matacic and his stellar soprano intone the glories of this composer in ravishing sound.