"Claudio Abbado is one of those rare conductors who seem to get more youthful and enquiring with age, while at the same time his music-making takes on an ever greater profundity." - Daily Telegraph, London. He died in Bologna on 20 January 2014 at the age of 80. He recorded for Deutsche Grammophon since 1967, amassing a discography that includes the entire symphonic works of Beethoven, Brahms, Mahler, Mendelssohn, Schubert and Ravel and more than 20 complete opera recordings. Save up to 20% on these Claudio Abbado recordings from crotchet.co.uk. Visit http://www.crotchet.co.uk/main-artists-abbado.html before 9th March 2014 to take advantage of these special prices for this great conductor.