Re-thinking Nielsen’s centennial symphony As Nielsen’s unusual and brilliant Third Symphony turns 100, it’s about time we respected his notes as we would Mahler’s.

Herbert Blomstedt's famous San Francisco recording of Nielsen's Third Symphony o
Andrew Mellor writes: I recently found myself vehemently disagreeing with a musician of considerable experience and distinction. Mats Engström, artistic administrator of the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic and a former member of the orchestra’s horn section, was talking of his admiration for Herbert Blomstedt’s famous San Francisco recording of Nielsen’s Third Symphony, the Sinfonia Espansiva.


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