Quoted from the homepage of conductor Roberto Paternostro, see also further links in the sources:

“Live recorded in concert, July 26, 2011 in the Town Hall of Bayreuth. SACD sound engineering.

Tsvi Avni: Prayer
Gustav Mahler: Rückertlieder. Arrangement and soloist: Dietrich Henschel
Felix Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 4 “Italienische”
Franz Liszt: Angelus
Richard Wagner: Siegfried-Idyll

Israel Chamber Orchestra | Roberto Paternostro

Booklet in German / English, including an article by Richard C. Schneider, Bureau Chief and Chief Correspondent of German television broadcaster ARD’s Studio Tel Aviv.
Label: ARS Produktion (Germany)
Hybrid SACD, DDD 2011

Reviews (concert):
FAZ (Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung): A febrile, electrifying rendition of Mendelssohn’s Fourth Symphony

Fono Forum: Amid much controversy and debate, the performance under the baton of Roberto Paternostro at Bayreuth’s town hall has finally taken place and it was hailed as a great success.

Süddeutsche Zeitung: It would have been hard to imagine a more moving Idyll. When the orchestra finished playing, the audience rose to their feet; the applause only began to fade when the concertmaster signaled for the other members of orchestra to leave the stage.

Berliner Morgenpost: Paternostro celebrated Wagner with a full, rich sound and was rewarded with a standing ovation from the audience.

TIME: it would have been hard to find a more moving Idyll

Ha’aretz: Israeli orchestra makes musical history by playing Wagner piece in Germany

Stern: It was a historical moment.”

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