Johann Wenzel Kalliwoda: Symphonies 2 & 4



KALLIWODA Concert Overture No. 17. Symphonies: No. 2 in Eb No. 4 in C * Michael Alexander Willens, cond; Cologne Academy (period instruments) * CPO 777469 (67:41)

1. Symphony no 2 in E flat major, Op. 17 by Johann Wenzel Kalliwoda
2. Symphony no 4 in C major, Op. 60 by Johann Wenzel Kalliwoda
3. Overture no. 17, op. 242 by Johann Wenzel Kalliwoda

“It’s testament to how far period-instrument performance has come to acknowledge that it is difficult to know for sure…. whether the Cologne Academy Orchestra musicians are playing period instruments or modern.”

Fanfare 2011

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