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Abbado and the Lucerne Festival Orchestra at the Royal Festival Hall

Duration:
2 hours, 30 minutes
First broadcast:
Tuesday 11 October 2011

Live from The Royal Festival Hall, London

Presented by Louise Fryer

The long awaited return to London of Claudio Abbado conducting the Lucerne Festival Orchestra in Mozart's 'Haffner' Symphony and Bruckner's 5th Symphony

Hand-picked by Abbado himself, the Lucerne Festival Orchestra comprises renowned soloist and chamber musicians from around the globe sitting side by side with 40 members of the Mahler Chamber Orchestra. They are renowed for their committed performances and pride themselves on idea of "friendship, freedom and a joy in making music". Following their residency at the Lucerne Festival every summer the orchestra tours some of the world's musical capitals and it's stop in London is bound to be one of the highlights of the season.

Mozart: Symphony no.35 in D major 'Haffner'

7.55pm Interval.

8.15pm
Bruckner: Symphony no.5 in B flat

Lucerne Festival Orchestra
Claudio Abbado (conductor).

Music Played

5 items
Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes
  • Lucerne Festival Orchestra

    • Image for Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
      00:00

      Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Symphony no. 35 in D major K.385 (Haffner)

      Conductor: Claudio ABBADO Performer: Lucerne Festival Orchestra

  • Music Interval

  • Image for Ludwig van Beethoven
    00:19

    Ludwig van Beethoven Fidelio (Leonore) - opera Op.72 final vers. [1814] in 2 acts

    Conductor: Claudio ABBADO Performer: Jonas KAUFMANN - Tenor Performer: Nina STEMME - Soprano Performer: Lucerne Festival Orchestra

    Decca, 4782551

  • Image for Gustav Mahler
    00:22

    Gustav Mahler Symphony no. 2 in C minor (Resurrection) for soprano, alto, chorus and orchestra

    Conductor: Claudio ABBADO Performer: Lucerne Festival Orchestra

    DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON, 477-508-2

  • Lucerne Festival Orchestra

    • Image for Anton Bruckner
      00:19

      Anton Bruckner Symphony no. 5 in B flat major

      Conductor: Claudio ABBADO Performer: Lucerne Festival Orchestra

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