Germany’s Bayerische Rundfunk has chosen The Beethoven Journey as CD Tip of the Week

“… Incredibly passionate, fascinating and accurate detail from the wonderfully gripping orchestra: the ideal basis for the solo performance, the perfect partner for an interaction of both equals and opposites … And where does Leif Ove Andsnes stand with his Beethoven? Just right. You can hear the years of study, nothing is half-baked, every note – its duration and intensity – have been considered, but not constructed, and the performance is filled with sense and sensibility. Completely unpretentious … Without artificial additives, without vanity, without mannerisms. And none of this is sign of neutrality, but rather the epitome of intimacy …

Author: Annika Täuschel