Hector Aguilar wrote:
>I'm wondering why Barenboim would be considered too "contemporary." I
>once heard that he was an ardent Furtwangler fan, and considering that
>much of Furtwangler's Bruckner is probably beyond criticism, I'd be very
>interested to hear what Barenboim does.
I can't say why the original poster made that statement, but I do know
that Barenboim is a champion of Elliott Carter's music, and he has made
a fine live recording of Carter's Partita with the Chicago Symphony.