Label: Challenge Classics - CC72142 • Format: 13x, CD Compilation, Reissue, Remastered, Stereo, Mono Box • Country: Netherlands • Genre: Classical •
Willem Van Otterloo and Residentie Orkest The Original Recordings Hector BERLIOZ () Symphonie fantastique Op. 14 ()  rec. July *.
· In Challenge Classics released a very popular, limited edition of The Original Recordings of the legendary Dutch conductor Willem van Otterloo with The Hague Philharmonic. This eagerly anticipated new seven-CD set presents a broader perspective, and features four renowned orchestras with which he conducted and recorded, including the Royal Concertgebouw, the Vienna Symphony, the Berlin Philharmonic, and the Hague Philharmonic.
Symphony No 4 in B flat major Op. 60 ()  rec. April Pyotr Il’yich TCHAIKOVSKY () Symphony No 4 in F minor Op. 36 ()  rec. June Residentie Orkest, The Hague/Willem van Otterloo. All recordings made in Amsterdam, Concertgebouw unless otherwise stated. Mono/*Stereo.
· His great significance as a conductor, which lasts to this day, is apparent from the 13 CD box, Willem van Otterloo/Residentie Orkest: the Original Recordings , issued by Challenge Classics in (CC ). As a composer he left only about a dozen compositions.
· Willem van Otterloo was by no means a dictatorial conductor, nor was he a glamour-seeker or showman. The music itself had the highest priority. His thorough knowledge of each and every score was legendary, and he conducted nearly all the larger works from memory. But above all he was a true orchestral trainer. From this legendary conductor we now have an unique document in our hands. .
- Var.II Poco Agitato - Willem Van Otterloo, Residentie Orkest - The Original Recordings 1950 - 1960 (