The Bruckner Journal


MARCH 2024

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Volume Twenty-Eight, Number One will be published in March 2024. Should you wish to contribute an article, short essay, letter or comment to the Journal, on any Bruckner-related subject, please contact us.



Bruckner Society of America 2023 Award Announcements

     2023 Annual Recording of the Year

     Kilenyi Bruckner Medal of Honor


     Dr Benjamin-Gunnar Cohrs

     21 Sept 1965 - 21 November 2023

Notable events & Miscellany pertaining to the Bruckner Bicentennial

Anton Bruckner's First Symphony in the Late Version

as Result of a “Restoration”

     by Thomas Röder

Poem: “Zeittreffen”

     by David Radavich

Bruckner in Vienna: Eccentric, Naïve, or Sustaining His Identity

and Creativity?

     by Malcolm Hatfield

Poem: “To Bruckner's Lost Coda”

     by Richard Lehnert

Bruckner at the Proms (1903-2023)

     by Crawford Howie

USA Bruckner Marathons Proceed Smoothly – well, not quite – heroics required

     by Neil Schore

TBJ March 2024


PHILADELPHIA, USA                                  VERIZON HALL, KIMMEL CENTER                                        22 OCTOBER 2023

HAYDN: Horn Concerto No. 1 (Jennifer Montone)

BRUCKNER: Symphony No. 6

Philadelphia Orchestra / Mirga Gražinyté-Tyla

     by Sol L Siegel

MADRID, ES                                                  AUDITORIO NACIONAL DE MÚSICA                                     12 JANUARY 2023

BRUCKNER: Symphony No. 8 in C Minor

Orquestra Nacional de España / David Afkham

     by Ángel Parsifal

LONDON UK                                                               BARBICAN HALL                                                         8 FEBRUARY 2024

MOZART: Piano Concerto No. 22, K482 (Leif Ove Andsnes)

BRUCKNER: Symphony No. 7

London Symphony Orchestra / Nathalie Stutzmann

     by Ken Ward

LONDON, UK                                                               BARBICAN HALL                                                      11 FEBRUARY 2024

BRUCKNER: Symphony No. 9 + Te Deum

Lucy Crowe (sop), Anna Stéphany (mezzo),

Robin Tritscher (tenor), Alexander Tsymbalyuk (bass)

London Symphony Chorus

London Symphony Orchestra / Nathalie Stutzmann

     by Ken Ward


BRUCKNER: Symphony No. 1 in C Minor (1891 Vienna, ed. Brosche)

Altomonte Orchestra Saint Florian / Rémy Ballot

rec. live 20/8/22, Stiftsbasilika St Florian, Upper Austria

Gramola SACD 99283 [64]

     by Ralph Moore

BRUCKNER: Symphony No. 2 (1877)

Philharmonie Festiva / Gerd Schaller

Live recording, Ebrach Abbey, October 2023

Profil CD PH23085 – 16:49 / 13:15 / 10:19 / 14:48 (55:11)

     by Ralph Moore & Raymond Cox

BRUCKNER: Symphony No. 5 in B-flat major (ed. Nowak 1890)

ORF Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra / Markus Poschner

rec. 15-16 February 2023, Radio Kulturhaus, Vienna

Bruckner 2024 - The Complete Versions Edition

CAPRICCIO C8090 [71]

     by Ralph Moore

BRUCKNER: Zehn Symphonien / Ten Symphonies

Altomonte Orchestra St Florian &

Oberösterreichisches Jugendsinfonieorchester* / Rémy Ballot

     *Symphonies VI & VIII

rec. live 2013-2023, Stiftsbasilika, St Florian, Upper Austria

Gramola 99311 – 11CDs [782]

     by Ralph Moore

BRUCKNER: Te Deum (1885)

Krassimira Stoyanova (soprano)

Yvonne Naef (mezzo-soprano)

Christoph Strehl (tenor)

Günther Groissböck (bass)

BRUCKNER: Symphony No. 8 (ed. Haas 1887/90 mixed version)

Chor und Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks / Bernard Haitink

rec. live 10-12 November 2010, Philharmonie im Gasteig, Munich (Te Deum);

15-17 December 1993, Herkulessal der Residenz, Munich (Symphony)

Text in German and English translation

BR Klassik 900212 [112]

     by Ralph Moore

BRUCKNER: Symphony No. 8 in C minor (ed. Nowak 1890)

Tokyo City Philharmonic Orchestra / Taijiro Iimori

rec. live 7 April 2023, Suntory Hall, Tokyo

Fontec FOCD 9894 [76]

     by Ralph Moore



November 2023 to February 2024 - Upcoming Releases

Compiled by Howard Jones


February to June 2024

Compiled by Michael Cucka

And sundry other short items of interest to Brucknerians