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Episode 1

Louise Fryer with music from the 2009 Lucerne Festivals. Mahler: Ruckert-Lieder. Wagner: Siegfried-Idyll. George Benjamin: A Mind of Winter. Plus music by Schumann and Schubert.

Louise Fryer presents the beginning of a week of recordings from the 2009 Lucerne Festivals. Since 2003, with the extraordinary group of hand-picked players of the Lucerne Festival Orchestra, Claudio Abbado has inspired legendary performances. Today features both the LFO and its smaller sibling, the Gustav Mahler Chamber Orchestra.

Mahler: Rückert-Lieder
Magdalena Kozena, mezzo-soprano
Lucerne Festival Orchestra
Claudio Abbado, conductor

2.25pm
Wagner: Siegfried-Idyll
Mahler Chamber Orchestra
George Benjamin, conductor

George Benjamin: A Mind of Winter
Claire Booth, soprano
Mahler Chamber Orchestra
George Benjamin, conductor

2.55pm
Schumann: Symphony No. 2 in C major (Op. 61)
Mahler Chamber Orchestra
George Benjamin, conductor

Schubert: Variations in E minor on 'Trockene Blumen' from Die schone Mullerin
Soloists of the Lucerne Festival Orchestra:
Jacques Zoon, flute
Kirill Gerstein, piano

4.00pm
Mahler: Symphony No. 4 in G major
Magdalena Kozena, mezzo-soprano
Lucerne Festival Orchestra
Claudio Abbado, conductor.

3 hours

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Mon 5 Apr 2010 14:00

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