Andris Nelsons Conducts Mahler's Fifth Symphony
Tuesday, April 05, 2016
Tune in at 9 pm Tuesday as Terrance McKnight hosts this exclusive presentation of live performances by the Berlin Philharmonic recorded at its concert hall. This episode features the Latvian conductor and leader of the Boston Symphony Orchestra, Andris Nelsons, conducting Mahler's monumental Fifth Symphony. Tracing a journey from mourning to triumph, the symphony includes composer's famous Adagietto as its fourth movement.
In addition, the program includes a recording of Simon Rattle conducting the orchestra in Ralph Vaughan Williams's Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis and Claudio Abbado leading it in selections from Schumann's Appassionato for Piano and Orchestra, with soloist Murray Perahia.
Gustav Mahler: Symphony No. 5
Andris Nelsons, conductor
Ralph Vaughan Williams: Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis
Sir Simon Rattle, conductor
Schumann: Introduction and Allegro Appassionato for Piano and Orchestra
Claudio Abbado conductor; Murray Perahia, piano;