AVROTROS Klassiek Published on Apr 25, 2016
Röntgen ‘bitonal Symphony “(Symphony no. 9) by the Radio Philharmonic Orchestra led by Min Dmitri Slobodeniouk.
The bitonal Symphony of the German-Dutch composer Julius Röntgen is rarely performed. X not belied his origins. Leipzig was his birthplace, the concertmaster of the Gewandhausorchester his father, and a handful Mendelssohn-, Schumann and Brahms apostles teachers: Carl Reinecke and Franz Lachner. The flow of compositions would be from ninth to reach his death to about seven hundred. And that besides an already overloaded professional life. X was co-founder, piano teacher and director (1912-1924) of the Amsterdam Conservatory. He was conductor of the Toonkunstkoor Amsterdam (1886-1898), succeeding Johannes Verhulst. With careful composing this symphony concert played Roentgen experimented with two keys simultaneously, such as Milhaud and Honegger at that time did.
Recorded / recorded: AVRO TROS Concert Friday, April 22 2016 Tivoli Vredenburg Utrecht.Add to favorites