North German Symphony Orchestra – Tchaikowsky’s 1812 Overture (2023)
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The Nordwestdeutsche Philharmonie (North West German Philharmonic) is a German symphony orchestra based in Herford. It was founded in 1950 and, along with Philharmonie Südwestfalen and Landesjugendorchester NRW, is one of the ‘official’ orchestras (Landesorchester) of the state of North Rhine-Westphalia. The orchestra has been shaped by conductors such as Wilhelm Schüchter, Hermann Scherchen and Andris Nelsons. They have regularly served several cities in northwest Germany, and toured internationally to halls such as Berliner Philharmonie, Tonhalle Zürich and Großes Festspielhaus in Salzburg, also to the U.S. and Japan.
In 1995, they played the premiere recording of Shostakovich’s unfinished opera Die Spieler (The Gamblers), sung in Russian by soloists of the Bolshoi Theatre conducted by Michail Jurowski. They were the orchestra for the project Der Ring in Minden, concluded in 2019. Jonathon Heyward has been chief conductor from 2021.
1-1. North German Symphony Orchestra – Ouverture solennelle, “1812”, Op. 49 (2023 Remaster) (15:34)
1-2. North German Symphony Orchestra – Capriccio Italien, Op. 45 (2023 Remaster) (12:45)