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La prise de son superlative aidant, on goûte la saveur de chaque intervention soliste, les tutti d’une précision d’architecte, comme le soin à installer le discours dans un souffle long.

resmusica.com

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For one, the performances throughout by the Orchestre Philharmonique du Luxembourg under Gustavo Gimeno are excellent, highly polished yet full of subtle nuance, wit and spirit.

BBC Music Magazine

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That Gimeno is a Musician-Conductor is clearly apparent. Not only is his precision unmatched, he demonstrates a subtle ear for detail and excellently manages to achieve the balance of sound between the sections.

Deutschlandfunk

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This is all densely intertwined by Maestro Gimeno, who is always watching out to create a solid, yet delicately transparent sound.

Spiegel Online

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His high musical standards and his excellent sense for Shostakovich’s music meet with a transparent orchestral sound that emphasizes the dynamic contrasts and knows how to convince.

concerti

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Conductor Gustavo Gimeno knows how to develop a powerful, balanced orchestral sound. The orchestra’s rhythmic precision is excellent. (...) and the sound never became indistinguishable.

Rheinische Post

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The resulting sound is as precise as it is delicate: Robert Schumann’s ‚Manfred’ overture is shaped into a scintillating piece with introspective sentimentality.

Berliner Zeitung

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Gustavo Gimeno leads the Philharmonic with relish and ease through Prokofiev’s classically chirping Symphony no. 1, and later with spirited gusto through Rimsky-Korsakov’s "Sheherazade".

Die Welt

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Gustavo Gimeno created a musical density that (...) displayed a captivating liveliness.

Die Welt

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For the first time the orchestra came to the Philharmonie with its new chief conductor Gustavo Gimeno, and his handwriting is already on the wall.

Kölnische Rundschau

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Gustavo Gimeno breaks through internationally with his perfect baton technique and the enormous energy and tension that he creates.

Handelsblad

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This was an interpretation of power and insight, which illuminated the full luxuriant brilliance of Rimsky’s orchestration as well as the élan of the performers.

Pamela Nash
Bachtrack

Critical Acclaim

Mr. Gimeno, with the grace and elegance of a ballet dancer, indicated each detail clearly, eliciting some of the evening’s best orchestral effects.

Robert Croan
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Feature

Je me sens désormais à la Philharmonie comme à la maison et les gens de l’OPL sont devenus ma famille. Je n’ai plus un pied ici et un pied ailleurs. Je suis désormais entièrement là.

Pablo Chimienti
Le Quotidien

Feature

I love teamwork, I love to build up something together with a shared commitment and vision of the future. And we have all this at the Philharmonie and in the OPL, so I am very happy.

OPL Season Brochure (2015/16)

Critical Acclaim

Gimeno knew how to keep the tension and made the musicians of the Radio Philharmonic Orchestra, who strongly supported him, excel.

Joep Stapel
NRC Handelsblad

Critical Acclaim

Gimeno with his precise signaling knows how to get what he wants from the Gewandhausorchester. It is a pleasure to watch this most creative artistic personality at work.

Tatjana Böhme-Meiner
Leipziger Volkszeitung

Critical Acclaim

(Gimeno) breaks through internationally with his perfect baton technique and the enormous energy and tension that he creates.

Kasper Jansen
NRC Handelsblad

Feature

It's about listening. The conductor doesn't just give every beat, they react to the music. It was when he was hearing the music that he knew what to do. -Gustavo

Rebecca Franks
Classical-music.com

Critical Acclaim

Gustavo Gimeno is a true discovery. (…) Rarely could Tchaikovsky’s overture for 'Romeo and Juliet' be heard in such a transparent way at the Gasteig.

Robert Braunmüller
Abendzeitung München