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John Eliot Gardiner

Conductor John Eliot Gardiner talks to Tom Service about the Proms performance of Der Freischutz by Weber in the version reimagined for French audiences by Berlioz.

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Conductor Sir John Eliot Gardiner talks to Tom Service about tonight's performance of Der Freischütz by Weber in the version reimagined for French audiences by Berlioz. This work is rarely performed and is regarded as the corner-stone of German Romantic opera. Recorded earlier this evening at the Royal College of Music, London.

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20 minutes

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Fri 9 Sep 2011 21:00

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Composer Carl Maria von Weber

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  • Fri 9 Sep 2011 21:00

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