Haydn : Les Saisons. Landshammer, Schmitt, Boesch, Herreweghe.

Joseph Haydn : Les Saions

Christina Landshamer (Hanne) – Maximilian Schmitt (Lukas) – Florian Boesch (Simon) – Collegium Vocale de Gand – Orchestre des Champs-Elysées – Philippe Herreweghe, direction

Format: 2 CD
Release date: 1/6/2014
Barcode: 5400439000131 Categories: ,


   in Choir & Organ (Mar, 2015)
While the obviously pictorial Creation has always held first place in audiences’ affections, Haydn’s slightly later oratorio, composed 1799–1801 and therefore straddling the 18th and 19th centuries, surely deserves to be far better known and appreciated. Possibly its lack of narrative thrust has worked against it in the past, but when faced with a reading as superb as this one from Herreweghe and his forces, it’s hard to do anything but admire it afresh. Herreweghe is a thoughtful musician and it shows in this recording. He is skilful in conveying across the oratorio’s two-hours duration an impressive totality of vision that sustains the work from number to number, entirely to Haydn’s …

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