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Beethoven: Symphony No 8

Live from Symphony Hall, Birmingham, Andris Nelsons conducts the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra in Beethoven's Symphony No 8. Presented by Adam Tomlinson.

Live from Symphony Hall, Birmingham

Presented by Adam Tomlinson

Andris Nelsons and the CBSO reach the climax of their Beethoven Symphony cycle with the 8th and 9th Symphonies .

Lucy Crowe, soprano
Mihoko Fujimura, mezzo-soprano
Ben Johnson, tenor
Iain Paterson, bass
CBSO Chorus
CBSO
Andris Nelsons, conductor

Beethoven: Symphony No. 8

Tonight Andris Nelsons, the CBSO and its Chorus arrive at Beethoven's Ninth Symphony: the summit of any Beethoven cycle. But there's a world of experience to live through before the transcendent Ode To Joy which ends the work, and Beethoven's explosive little Eighth Symphony launches the concert.

30 minutes

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Thu 27 Jun 2013 19:30

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