Author Topic: R. I. P. Seiji Ozawa  (Read 3309 times)

Offline Roland Flessner

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R. I. P. Seiji Ozawa
« on: February 09, 2024, 09:20:04 PM »

One of my favorite conductors, and his Mahler set contains some outstanding performances. M2 with Saito Kinen is my favorite.

Offline barryguerrero

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Re: R. I. P. Seiji Ozawa
« Reply #1 on: February 11, 2024, 08:23:34 AM »
Some people go on and on about Solti/C.S.O., but I like the Ozawa/B.S.O. cycle much more. It's just more musical. For me, the highlights from Ozawa are M1, M3, M7, M8 and M9. I agree that his Saito Kinen M2 is an improvement.

Offline John Kim

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Re: R. I. P. Seiji Ozawa
« Reply #2 on: February 13, 2024, 06:45:43 PM »
Ozawa's farewell concert in Boston, Mahler Ninth (2002) is a great performance. I watched both his BSO & Saito Kinen performances of the symphony live too. He had a special affinity for the music.



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