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Presented by Penny Gore. BBC SSO and soloist Christian Tetzlaff in Brahms's Violin Concerto. BBC Philharmonic, CBSO and Chorus in Berlioz's The Damnation of Faust.

Penny Gore presents a series featuring the complete cycle of Brahms's symphonies as well as music for the violin.

With Brahms's Violin concerto, played by Christian Tetzlaff, and a recent performance by the BBC Philharmonic of Berlioz's Damnation of Faust.

Brahms: Violin Concerto
Christian Tetzlaff (violin)
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
Ilan Volkov (conductor)

Berlioz: The Damnation of Faust
Dramatic legend in four parts for soloists, chorus and orchestra, Op 24

Faust ...... Gregory Kunde (tenor)
Mephistopheles ...... Ildar Abdrazakov (bass)
Brander ...... James Rutherford (baritone)
Marguerite ...... Monica Groop (mezzo-soprano)
City of Birmingham Symphony Chorus
City of Birmingham Symphony Youth Chorus
BBC Philharmonic
Gianandrea Noseda (conductor).

3 hours

Last on

Mon 11 Jan 2010 14:00

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