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From the Lucerne and Verbier festivals: Handel: Laudate pueri Dominum. Wagner: Parsifal (excts). Shostakovich: String Quartet No 13. Bach: Magnificat, BWV243. Plus Ysaye, Beethoven.

Highlights from the 2012 Lucerne and Verbier Festivals. Today's programme from these prestigious festivals includes Bach's Magnificat in D from Concentus Musicus Wien under Nikolaus Harnoncourt, Wagner from the Gustav Mahler Youth Orchestra and Beethoven's 7th Symphony from the Mahler Chamber Orchestra.

Presented by Louise Fryer.

2pm
Handel: Laudate pueri Dominum, HWV.237
Anna Prohaska (soprano)
Elisabeth von Magnus (alto)
Jeremy Ovenden (tenor)
Arnold Schoenberg Chorus
Concentus Musicus Wien
Nikolaus Harnoncourt (conductor)

Wagner: Prelude & Good Friday Music - Parsifal
Gustav Mahler Youth Orchestra
Daniele Gatti (conductor)

2.40pm
Shostakovich, arr. A. Tchaikovsky: String Quartet no.13
Moscow Soloists (leader: Yuri Bashmet)

Bach: Magnificat in D, BWV.243
Christiane Oelze (soprano)
Elisabeth von Magnus (alto)
Jeremy Ovenden (tenor)
Arnold Schoenberg Chorus
Concentus Musicus Wien
Nikolaus Harnoncourt (conductor)

Ysaÿe: Amite, Op. 26
Renaud Capuçon (violin)
Joshua Bell (violin)
Verbier Festival Chamber Orchestra
Daniel Harding (conductor)

3.45pm
Beethoven: Symphony no.7 in A
Mahler Chamber Orchestra
Manfred Honeck (conductor).

2 hours, 30 minutes

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Mon 31 Dec 2012 14:00

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Music Played

  • George Frideric Handel

    Laudate pueri Dominum, HWV.237

  • Richard Wagner

    Parsifal - Prelude and Good Friday music

  • Dmitry Shostakovich

    String Quartet no.13 arr A Tchaikovsky

  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Magnificat in D, BWV.243

  • Eugène Ysaÿe

    Amitie, Op.26

  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Symphony no.7 in A major.

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