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Philharmonia - Janacek, Lindberg, Stravinsky

Presented by Petroc Trelawny. Philharmonia Orchestra/Esa-Pekka Salonen. Janacek: Sinfonietta. Lindberg: Graffiti for chorus and orchestra (UK premiere). Stravinsky: The Firebird.

Presented by Petroc Trelawny.

In a concert given at London's Royal Festival Hall, Esa-Pekka Salonen conducts the Philharmonia Orchestra in music by Janacek, Lindberg and Stravinsky.

Featuring Janacek's enduringly popular Sinfonietta and the UK premiere of Magnus Lindberg's Graffiti for chorus and orchestra, a work commissioned by the Southbank Centre. The programme concludes with the complete ballet music for The Firebird, which was Stravinsky's first commission from Diaghilev and one that brought him to international prominence.

Philharmonia Voices
Philharmonia Orchestra
Esa-Pekka Salonen (conductor)

Janacek: Sinfonietta
Lindberg: Graffiti for chorus and orchestra (UK premiere)
Stravinsky: The Firebird, complete ballet (1910)

Plus part of a series of lesser-known works by Mendelssohn, one of Radio 3's Composers of the Year in 2009.

Mendelssohn: Magnificat: Mein Herz erhebet Gott, Op 69, No 3
Monika Meier-Schmid (soprano)
Ute Wille (alto)
Georg Kaplan (tenor)
Adolph Seidel (bass)
Stuttgart Chamber Choir
Frieder Bernius (director)

Mendelssohn: Lieder ohne Worte, Op.67 Nos 3 & 4
Walter Gieseking (piano)
EMI 566777-2

2 hours, 15 minutes

Music Played

  • Leos Janáček

    Sinfonietta

    Choir: Philharmonia Voices Orchestra: Philharmonia Orchestra Conductor: Esa-Pekka Salonen (conductor)

  • Magnus Lindberg

    Graffiti for chorus and orchestra (UK premiere)

    Choir: Philharmonia Voices Orchestra: Philharmonia Orchestra Conductor: Esa-Pekka Salonen (conductor)

  • Igor Stravinsky

    The Firebird, complete ballet (1910)

    Choir: Philharmonia Voices Orchestra: Philharmonia Orchestra Conductor: Esa-Pekka Salonen (conductor)

  • Plus part of a series of lesser-known works by Mendelssohn, one of Radio 3's Composers of the Year in 2009.

    • Felix Mendelssohn

      Magnificat: Mein Herz erhebet Gott, Op 69, No 3

      Performer: Monika Meier-Schmid (soprano) Performer: Ute Wille (alto) Performer: Georg Kaplan (tenor) Performer: Adolph Seidel (bass) Choir: Stuttgart Chamber Choir Conductor: Frieder Bernius (director)

    • Felix Mendelssohn

      Lieder ohne Worte, Op.67 Nos 3 & 4

      Performer: Walter Gieseking (piano)

      • EMI 566777-2.

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