“In the second symphony there are materials for 20 works”, Beethoven said about Symphony no 2 and he was right. It is full of ideas and inventions, like a child or a teenager who can’t stop talking about their thoughts and impressions, and how fantastic is it not to take part of that?
Beethoven Symphony No 2
Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra
Santtu-Matias Rouvali conductor
Recorded for GSOplay 5 October 2018.