Andris Nelsons Conducts Mahler's Fifth Symphony

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Tuesday, April 05, 2016

Andris Nelsons Andris Nelsons (Marco Borggreve)

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.

Program Playlist: 

Gustav Mahler: Symphony No. 5
Andris Nelsons, conductor

Additional music:

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; 

The Berlin Philharmonic is offering WQXR listeners a two-day pass to its Digital Concert Hall by using the code "WQXR." Berlin Philharmonic recordings are available for sale on iTunes.

Comments [1]

Catherine McVety

sorry i missed this
mauler's 5th is my favorite

Apr. 07 2016 02:27 PM

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