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Jerry Dubins
Fanfare, May 2015

…this performance of [Metamorphosen] by Jochum and the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra achieves an eloquence made all the more moving by its understatement. It is not a reading of heated emotions that cries out in inconsolable grief, but rather one of dignity and reserve that seems to survey the ashes and rubble from some distant remove, as if the scene of ruination were surreal. © 2015 Fanfare Read complete review

Huntley Dent
Fanfare, May 2015

These are…such fine performances… © 2015 Fanfare Read complete review

Don O’Connor
American Record Guide, March 2015

Jochum’s reading of the Metamorphoses is a good one, letting the music speak for itself.

Janssons leads the Oboe Concerto with warmth and perkiness. Oboist Stefan Schilli plays with a sweet tone and accurate rhythm, the latter very important in later Strauss… © 2015 American Record Guide Read complete review on American Record Guide

Stephen Greenbank
MusicWeb International, December 2014

Jochum’s [Metamophosen] is a dignified reading of great refinement. He elicits great power and intensity in the climaxes.

The four-movement Concerto is a delightful, sunny work, and…Stefan Schilli gives a masterful performance, having the stamina and breath-control to sustain the lengthy narratives. Jansons is a sympathetic partner providing sensitive support. © 2014 MusicWeb International Read complete review

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