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Katie Derham continues her survey of performances of European music by USA orchestras.

Christian Zacharias is the soloist and director of the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra, one of the USA's foremost chamber orchestras, in Weber and Christine Brewer is the soloist in extracts from Wagner's final Ring opera, Götterdämmerung.

2pm
Weber
Konzertstück in F minor, Op 79
Christian Zacharias (piano / director)
Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra

2.15
Beethoven
Suite from 'The Creatures of Prometheus', Op 43
Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra
Christian Zacharias (director)

3pm
Rachmaninov
Isle of the Dead, Op 29
Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra
Julian Kuerti (conductor)

Liszt
Prometheus - Symphonic Poem
San Francisco Symphony Orchestra
Michael Tilson Thomas (conductor)

3.40pm
Wagner
Götterdämmerung - excerpts
Christine Brewer (soprano)
San Francisco Symphony Orchestra,
Esa Pekka Salonen (conductor).

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