Robust and red-blooded performances of the later symphonies here, pointing unashamedly to the Romantic era. The opening of No. 39, especially, has few rivals in terms of intensity and the way Kertesz balances light and shade.
WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART
Symphony No. 33 in B flat major, KV 319
Symphony No. 39 in E flat major, KV 543
Symphony No. 40 in G minor, KV 550
Recording producer: Christopher Raeburn
Recording engineer: James Lock
Recording location: Sofiensaal, Vienna, October 1963 (Nos. 33, 39); November 1972 (No. 40)