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Jonathan Swain presents music from the 2009 Baltic Sea Festival in Sweden. Including Penderecki: Prelude for Peace. Verdi: Messa da Requiem. Mahler: Symphony No 5.

Jonathan Swain presents music from the 2009 Baltic Sea Festival in Sweden and the work of its founders, conductors Valery Gergiev and Esa-Pekka Salonen. The themes of the festival are peace and reconciliation, and performances include work specially composed for the occasion, as well as two blockbusters.

Penderecki: Prelude for Peace
World Orchestra for Peace
Valery Gergiev (conductor)

Verdi: Messa da Requiem
Anja Kampe (soprano)
Michelle DeYoung (mezzo-soprano)
Alexey Dolgov (tenor)
Mikhail Petrenko (bass)
Swedish Radio Chorus
Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra
Daniel Harding (conductor)

3.50pm
Mahler: Symphony No 5 in C sharp minor
World Orchestra for Peace
Valery Gergiev (conductor).

3 hours

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Mon 5 Oct 2009 14:00

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