Playing: La petite Suzanne Valse Caprice by Arthur Pryor
BBC Radio 3
2 Nov 2012 – 4 Nov 2012 Sage Gateshead

Radio 3's Free Thinking - 2012 The Magic Flute: Mario Venzago with Northern Sinfonia


Radio 3 Live in Concert

Mario Venzago Conductor
Juliette Bausor Flute
Northern Sinfonia

MOZART Overture: The Magic Flute
IBERT Flute Concerto
SCHOECK Sommernacht
DVORÁK Symphony No.7 in D minor

Mario Venzago conducts Northern Sinfonia in Sommernacht alongside Dvorák’s most propulsive symphony and colourful gems by Ibert and Mozart.

When Othmar Schoeck received a commission for a new orchestral score in 1945, he was typically unenthused. Then his daughter returned from school entranced by Gottfried Keller’s poem Summer Night. Schoeck knew the poem’s shimmering, magical verses and immediately had the inspiration for the most atmospheric orchestral score he’d ever write.

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