"...While his default position is to move things along, the music does convey a sense of mystery and inwardness, or of magnificence and grandeur
, when Bruckner requires it.
...All in all, this is a most interesting interpretation of one of the greatest symphonies ever written
. Haenchen's preference for swift tempi serves the music well enough amid its ebb and flow of tension and release.
Terry BarfootGanze Rezension