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Rob Barnett
MusicWeb International, November 2018

The finale extends its wings to nineteen minutes. The pages of downbeat trumpet solos and evocations of dazzling light alternate with joyous episodes for the soloists and full choir singing at melting heat. It’s all rather Beethovenian in its celebrations of joy. © 2018 MusicWeb International Read complete review

Peter J. Rabinowitz
Fanfare, November 2016

The performance is solid, if not ideal. …The soloists and orchestra handle their contributions well, …and Schønwandt seems committed to the cause. © 2016 Fanfare Read complete review

Allen Gimbel
American Record Guide, September 2016

Performances are excellent. © 2016 American Record Guide Read complete review on American Record Guide

Bob McQuiston
Classical Lost and Found, July 2016

…[disc features] soprano Cornelia Ptassek, mezzo-soprano Susanne Resmark, tenor Michael Weinius and bass Steffen Bruun with the Danish National Concert Choir and Symphony Orchestra. They give a superb account of this undeservedly forgotten score undoubtedly made all the more vibrant by this being taken from a live performance. It leaves one anxious to hear more of Klenau’s symphonic music. © 2016 Classical Lost and Found Read complete review

Andrew Mellor
Gramophone, July 2016

Bravo to these musicians for giving the piece every chance. Excellent playing, good…choral singing and excellent contributions from the inimitable Susanne Resmark (she has the first vocal entry, perhaps the disc’s highlight) and open-voiced tenor Michael Weinius. © 2016 Gramophone Read complete review on Gramophone

Remy Franck
Pizzicato, June 2016

This is a very committed and first rate performance of Paul von Klenau’s Ninth (and last) Symphony which is kind of a War Requiem. The music is late-romantic but uses also Klenau’s own 12 tone technique. © 2016 Pizzicato

Bruce Reader
The Classical Reviewer, June 2016

This is a sprawling symphony full of terrific ideas throughout its long length. …a fascinating and hugely enjoyable listening experience.

Michael Schønwandt achieves fine results from his strong line up of soloists, fine choir and the Danish National Symphony Orchestra. © 2016 The Classical Reviewer Read complete review

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