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Chicago Symphony Orchestra &  Bernard Haitink - Bruckner: Symphony No. 7 (2007) [Official Digital Download 24/88.2]

Chicago Symphony Orchestra & Bernard Haitink - Bruckner: Symphony No. 7 (2007)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/88.2 kHz | Time - 68:00 minutes | 996 MB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet

The greatest virtue of Bernard Haitink's live recording of Anton Bruckner's Symphony No. 7 in E major with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra is its stunning clarity, a characteristic noted in several of the conductor's other concert recordings, but one which is of paramount significance in this captivating CD. Bruckner's symphonic music has long been interpreted as architectural in form, and conductors have often let small details of articulation, dynamics, and tone color fall by the wayside while concentrating on the larger matters of structure and pacing.
LSO / Bernard Haitink - Brahms: Serenade No.2, Symphony No.3 (2004) [SACD ISO+HiRes FLAC]

London Symphony Orchestra / Bernard Haitink - Brahms: Serenade No.2, Symphony No.3 (2004)
PS3 Rip | SACD ISO | DST64 2.0 & DST64 4.0 >1-bit/2.8224 MHz | Front Cover | 3.21GB + 5% Recovery
FLAC Image+CUE 2.0 24bit/88.2 kHz | Front Cover | 1.1GB + 5% Recovery

The 1st & final movements of Brahms’s 3rd Symphony contain some of the most dramatic music he was to compose, yet both end serenely & enclose 2 beautiful inner movements. The equally exquisite Serenade No 2, unusually scored for wind instruments, violas, cellos & double basses, was 1 of his own personal favourites & both receive superb performances under Bernard Haitink in the 3rd part of his internationally acclaimed LSO Live Brahms cycle.
London Symphony Orchestra / Bernard Haitink – Brahms: Symphony No.4 (2005) [SACD ISO+HiRes FLAC]

London Symphony Orchestra / Bernard Haitink – Brahms: Symphony No.4 (2005)
PS3 Rip | SACD ISO | DST64 2.0 & DST64 4.0 >1-bit/2.8224 MHz | Front Cover | 2.03GB + 5% Recovery
FLAC Image+CUE 2.0 24bit/88.2 kHz | Front Cover | 703MB + 5% Recovery

Loaded with German Romanticism & including variations on a Bach cantata, Brahms’ final symphony is a remarkable example of his mastery of symphonic composition. A rich, warm work that builds on a sense of movement & intensity right up to the final bars. This release also represents the completion of Bernard Haitink’s celebrated LSO Live Brahms cycle that has included the symphonies, Double Concerto, Tragic Overture & Serenade No 2.
London Symphony Orchestra / Bernard Haitink - Bruckner: Symphony No.4 (2011) [SACD ISO+HiRes FLAC]

London Symphony Orchestra / Bernard Haitink - Bruckner: Symphony No.4 (2011)
PS3 Rip | SACD ISO | DST64 2.0 & DST64 5.0 >1-bit/2.8224 MHz | Front Cover | 4.06GB + 5% Recovery
FLAC Image+CUE 2.0 24bit/88.2 kHz | Front Cover | 1.07GB + 5% Recovery

Bernard Haitink & London Symphony Orchestra started their Bruckner cycle with this album. Haitink’s previous releases on LSO Live (Beethoven: Complete Symphonies & Triple Concerto & Strauss: Ein Alpensinfonie) are very good, & now he continues this line. Bernard Haitink is internationally renowned for his interpretations of Bruckner and is widely recognised as the world’s leading Bruckner conductor.
London Symphony Orchestra under Bernard Haitink - Beethoven Piano Concerto No.2 (2016) [DD 24bit/96kHz]

London Symphony Orchestra under Bernard Haitink - Beethoven Piano Concerto No.2 (2016)
FLAC tracks 24bit/96kHz | Digital Booklet | 658MB + 5% Recovery
Studio Master, Official Digital Download, B&W Society of Sound

The Piano Concerto No. 2 is also Beethoven in classical mode, using an orchestra that would have suited a Mozart piano concerto equally well. What marks it out from other classical works of the time are the solo outbursts in each of the first two movements. In the first, a contrapuntal cadenza with exciting modulations takes us into new and more individual territory, in which the keyboard becomes absolutely the composers focus; in the second we are treated to some powerful, improvisatory solos. The last movement, a rondo with a highly rhythmic main theme in 6/8, manages to introduce a descending chromatic progression towards the end and closes with the piano oscillating rapidly between major and minor chords (a light hearted conclusion to the piece, but one which taxes every pianist).

Bernard Haitink - Mahler: Symphony No. 3 in D Minor (2017)  Music

Posted by SERTiL at Jan. 7, 2017
Bernard Haitink - Mahler: Symphony No. 3 in D Minor (2017)

Bernard Haitink - Mahler: Symphony No. 3 in D Minor
Classical | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 101:28 min | 232 MB
Label: BR Klassik | Tracks: 06 | Rls.date: 2017

Enregistrée en public les 15 et 17 juin 2016 à Munich, cette Troisième de Mahler – la plus longue du compositeur, avec quelque cent minutes de durée – bénéficie grandement de la vision architecturale du vénérable Bernard Haitink, alors âgé de quatre-vingt-six printemps, toujours aussi présent dans l’âme et à la fois discret dans la gestuelle.

Verdi - La Traviata (Bernard Haitink) (1988)  Music

Posted by Vilboa at Dec. 21, 2016
Verdi - La Traviata (Bernard Haitink) (1988)

Verdi - La Traviata (Bernard Haitink) (1988)
PAL 4:3 (720x576) VBR | Italiano (LinearPCM, 2 ch) | 6.67 Gb (DVD9) | 135 min
Classical | Tandem Verlag | Sub: Deutsch

Vivacious, young soprano Marie McLaughlin is magnificent as the ill-fated courtesan Violetta in this passionate production of Giuseppe Verdi's timeless classic, directed by the internationally renowned Sir Peter Hall and conducted by one of music's all-time greats, Bernard Haitink. Walter MacNeil brings to striking life the role of Violetta's lover, Alfredo, and Brent Ellis shines as Alfredo's father, Germont. Set in 19th century Paris, this moving story of doomed love and its dramatic deathbed reconciliation remains one of Verdi's most popular operas.

Mozart - Idomeneo (Bernard Haitink) (2004/1983)  Music

Posted by Vilboa at Nov. 4, 2016
Mozart - Idomeneo (Bernard Haitink) (2004/1983)

Mozart - Idomeneo (Bernard Haitink) (2004/1983)
NTSC 4:3 (720x480) VBR | Italiano (Dolby AC3, 2 ch) | 7.16 Gb (DVD9) | 180 min
Classical | NVC ARTS | Sub: English, Deutsch, Espanol, Japanese

“Trevor Nunn produced his first opera, Idomeneo, Glyndebourne in 1983, with felicitous results. John Napier's designs imaginatively evoke the Cretan milieu, supported by restrained, dignified costumes and lighting. The spare setting now seems a model beside what usually passes for decor today. Within it Nunn directs his principals and chorus with economic yet pointed care. Philip Langridge is a compellingly distraught and haunted Idomeneo, singing with his customary feeling for word-painting. He easily encompasses the longer version of 'Fuor del mar'. Carol Vaness offers a fiery, richly contoured Elettra. Yvonne Kenny's beautifully sung Ilia is more conventional and Jerry Hadley is a fresh, pleasing Idamante. Bernard Haitink conducts a lithe, forward-moving account of the score, though you'll need a high volume setting to get the best out of the sound.” (The Gramophone)
Gustav Mahler - RCO / Haitink - Symphony No. 8 in E flat "Symphony of a Thousand" (2006) {Hybrid-SACD // EAC Rip}

Gustav Mahler - Symphony No. 8 in E flat "Symphony of a Thousand"
Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra / Bernard Haitink
EAC+LOG+CUE | FLAC: 332 MB | Full Artwork: 98 MB | 5% Recovery Info
Label/Cat#: Pentatone "RQR" # PTC 5186 166 | Country/Year: Netherlands 2006, 1971
Genre: Classical | Style: Romantic, Early 20th Century

"This is yet another triumph for PentaTone’s RQR series. With visionary conducting and exemplary playing and singing, this set is a treasure to listen to from both an audiophiles' and a musician’s perspective. (…) To sum up: for all Mahlerians, this is an essential addition to the discography." ~SA-CD.net

Beethoven - Fidelio (Bernard Haitink) (2010) [Full Blu-ray]  Music

Posted by Vilboa at Aug. 9, 2014
Beethoven - Fidelio (Bernard Haitink) (2010) [Full Blu-ray]

Beethoven - Fidelio (Bernard Haitink) (2010)
BluRay | BDMV | MPEG-4 AVC Video / 30896 kbps / 1080i / 29,970 fps | 150 min | 40,8 GB
Audio1: German / LPCM Audio / 2.0 / 48 kHz / 2304 kbps / 24-bit
Audio2: German / DTS-HD MA 5.0 / 48 kHz / 3767 kbps / 24-bit (DTS Core: 5.1 / 48 kHz / 1509 kbps / 24-bit)
Classical | OPUS ARTE | Sub: English, Francais, Deutsch, Espanol

Translucence, transparency – warmth' are the qualities identified by Bernard Haitink as necessary for an ideal sound performance of Beethoven's only opera, and all are present in this fantastic recording of Katharina Thalbach's new production for Opernhaus Zurich. Haitink conducts the Zurich Opera Orchestra in a magnificent performance in which Leonore Overture No. 3 provides an interlude between the two scenes of the second act, following a tradition started by Gustav Mahler.