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Pierre Boulez conducts Stravinsky's Symphonies of Wind Instruments in a performance from the 2010 Lucerne Festival. Plus the Berlin Philharmonic in Mahler's Symphony No 3.

One of British conductor Simon Rattle's great musical heroes is the French composer/conductor Pierre Boulez. Today we hear music-making from them both - with Stravinsky's brief sonorous 'symphony' preceding Mahler's most ambitious and all-embracing score.

Stravinsky: Symphonies of Wind Instruments
Lucerne Festival Academy Ensemble
Pierre Boulez, conductor

Tchaikovsky: Chinese Dance (The Nutcracker)
Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Simon Rattle (conductor)

Mahler: Symphony No.3 in D minor
Nathalie Stutzmann, contralto
Boys of the Berlin State and Cathedral Choir
Women of the Berlin Radio Chorus
Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Simon Rattle, conductor.

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