Trumpet Concertos

October 1, 1987
Conductor: Sir Neville Marriner, Soloist: Håkan Hardenberger
as dazzlingly brilliant as it was infectiously enjoyable

Håkan Hardenberger established himself as one of the great trumpet players of our era in this recording featuring the ever-popular Haydn and Hummel trumpet concertos alongside lesser known offerings by Johann Hertel and Johann Stamitz. Gramophone‘s Ivan March was so impressed with the Swede’s debut recording he felt compelled to declare that

[With this collection of trumpet concertos] a new star appeared in the firmament… this is now, in my view, the finest single collection of trumpet concertos in the catalogue.”