Berlin Philharmonic Plays Beethoven

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On Nov. 19 WQXR aired a live broadcast from Carnegie Hall. Sir Simon Rattle led the Berlin Philharmonic in an all-Beethoven program. The Ludwig double-bill kicked off with his high-energy Eighth Symphony and concluded with his cherished Pastoral Symphony.

WQXR morning host Jeff Spurgeon hosted the broadcast with mezzo-soprano Susan Graham.

Program playlist:

Beethoven: Symphony No. 8
Beethoven: Symphony No. 6, "Pastoral"

Berliner Philharmoniker
Sir Simon Rattle, music director and conductor

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