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Berg, Beethoven - Part 2

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From the Royal Albert Hall, London. Osmo Vanska conducts the Minnesota Orchestra, an international line-up of soloists and the BBC Symphony Chorus in Beethoven's Symphony No 9.


Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Penny Gore.

In the second concert of their visit to the Proms, the Minnesota Orchestra and Osmo Vanska perform Berg's last completed work alongside Beethoven's final symphony. Violinist Gil Shaham is the soloist in Berg's concerto: a heartfelt tribute to a dead friend and dedicated "To the memory of an angel", and for the annual Proms performance of Beethoven's 9th - a work championing the brotherhood of humanity - the orchestra are joined by a line-up of international soloists and the BBC Symphony Chorus.

Beethoven: Symphony No. 9 in D minor, 'Choral'

Gil Shaham, violin
Helena Juntunen, soprano
Charlotte Hellekant, mezzo-soprano
Eric Cutler, tenor
Neal Davies, bass
BBC Symphony Chorus
Minnesota Orchestra
Osmo Vänskä, conductor

This Prom will be repeated on Monday 6th September at 2.00pm.

1 hour, 25 minutes

Last on

Sat 28 Aug 2010 20:20

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