Robert Schumann. This Schumann symphony cycle is not a concert recording but is especially performed for the camera which is allowing more technical and creative freedom in visualizing the performances. The venue is a former industrial space on the harbour side in Bremen, the Pier2, which underlines the workshop atmosphere and the eagerness to experiment perfectly.
Symphony No. 1in B flat major, Op. 38 ("Spring")
Symphony No. 2 in D minor, Op. 120
Symphony No. 3 in C major, Op. 61
Symphony No. 4 in E flat, Op. 97 ("Rhenish")
Paavo Järvi, conductor
The Schumann Cycle is also available together with a matching documentary: "Schumann at Pier2