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Post Subject: 2011 BrucknerathonPosted by Romy the Cat on: 8/12/2011

Since the September 3, the Bruckner birthday is coming California and Connecticut have announced their annual Bruckner Marathons:

West Coast Brucknerathon:

Overture in G minor: Asahina / New Japan Philharmonic (live, JVC, 1980)
Symphony No. 0: Asahina / Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra (live, Fontec, 1982)
Symphony No. 1: Abbado / Vienna Philharmonic (live, DG, 1997)
Symphony No. 2: Levin / Norrlands Opera Orchestra (Lindoro, rec. 2010, to be released)
Symphony No. 3: Jochum / Staatskapelle Dresden (EMI, 1977)
Symphony No. 4: Klemperer / Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra (live, EMI, 1966)
Symphony No. 5: Karajan / Berlin Philharmonic (DG, 1976)
Symphony No. 6: Cambreling / SWR Symphony Orchestra (Glor, 1998)
Symphony No. 7: Sinopoli / Staatskapelle Dresden (DG, 1991)
Symphony No. 8: Skrowaczewski / Yomiuri Nippon Symphony Orchestra (live, Denon SACD, 2010)
Symphony No. 9: Luisi / Staatskapelle Dresden (live, Sony, 2007)

The West Coast Brucknerathon will be held on  Saturday, September 3, 2011 at  3267 Madison Street, Carlsbad, California, 92008

East Coast Brucknerathon:

Symphony No. 6: Heinz Bongartz / Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra (CD)
Symphony No.3: Hans Zender / SWR Symphony Orchestra (Archive)
Symphony No.7: Yakov Kreizberg / Vienna Symphony Orchestra (SACD) *In Memoriam*
Symphony No.4: Franz Konwitschny (VSO) or Eugen Jochum (BPO) (subject to vote)
Symphony No.1: Vaclav Neumann / Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra (CD)
Symphony D-minor: Asahina / Tokyo Metropolitan Orchestra (Fontec CD)
Symphony F-minor: Gennadi Rozhdestvensky / USSR Ministry of Culture Orchestra (CD)
Symphony No.2: Dean Dixon / Hessian Radio Symphony Orchestra (Archive)
Symphony No.8: Lovro von Matacic / NHK Symphony Orchestra (DVD)
Symphony No.5: Paavo Jaervi / European Youth Orchestra (DVD)
Symphony No.9: Stanislaw Skrowaczewski / Yomiuri Nippon Symphony Orchestra (Blu-Ray)
Symphony No.9 Finale: Gerd Schaller / Philharmonie Festiva

The East Coast Brucknerathon will be held in Connecticut and more information will be available at John F. Berky’s web site at:

As now, I am planning to attend the East Coast, perhaps second day only.  See you there.

Romy the Cat

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