Apolitical Comment


Watched a Prom video last night of Barenboim conducting Beethoven 8. I’m sure the East West Divan Orchestra is a very worthy thing, but it was a dreadful performance. The development seemed to fall apart. The second movement lacked grace. The fourth was interminable. A wasted half hour. Video now deleted.

Karajan good. Klemperer better.

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One response to “Apolitical Comment

  1. Glad I missed this performance.

    I will make sure I do not listen at a later date.