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BBC Philharmonic - Benjamin, Haydn

Juanjo Mena conducts the BBC Philharmonic at the Bridgewater Hall, Manchester. George Benjamin: Ringed by the Flat Horizon. Haydn: Cello Concerto in C (soloist: Johannes Moser).

Live from The Bridgewater Hall, Manchester

Presented by Martin Handley

The BBC Philharmonic, conducted by Juanjo Mena, performs George Benjamin's Ringed by the Flat Horizon, Haydn's Cello Concerto in C with Johannes Moser, and Dvorak's Symphony No 7.

George Benjamin: Ringed by the Flat Horizon
Haydn: Cello Concerto in C

Johannes Moser (cello)
BBC Philharmonic
Juanjo Mena (conductor)

The concert begins with George Benjamin's electrifying musical landscape, and Johannes Moser performs Haydn's irresistible First Cello Concerto. Dvorak's Seventh Symphony is one of his darkest but most sublime works. Dvorak resolved that this Symphony would reflect his country's struggle for freedom, and his own personal struggle to reconcile his desire for peace with his Czech patriotism. He said "The opening of my Symphony flashed into my mind on the arrival of the festive train bringing our countryment from Pest".

50 minutes

Last on

Fri 30 Nov 2012 19:30

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