Proms: John Eliot Gardiner Conducts Beethoven's Fifth and 'Symphonie Fantastique'

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Saturday, August 15, 2015

Sir John Eliot Gardiner leads the Orchestre Revolutionnaire et Romantique and Monteverdi Choir in Beethoven’s 'Missa Solemnis' at Carnegie Hall on Nov. 17, 2012. Sir John Eliot Gardiner leads the Orchestre Revolutionnaire et Romantique and Monteverdi Choir in Beethoven’s Missa Solemnis at Carnegie Hall on Nov. 17, 2012. (Melanie Burford for NPR)

Our summer series from the BBC Proms at London's Royal Albert Hall continues with the Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique, led by John Eliot Gardiner. Recorded Aug. 9, the program features the period-instrument ensemble in two 19th-century audience-pleasers: Beethoven's Symphony No. 5 and Berlioz's extravagant Symphonie fantastique.

Program:

Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique
John Eliot Gardiner, conductor
Beethoven:Symphony No. 5 in C minor (33 mins)
Berlioz: Symphonie fantastique (54 mins)

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