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Beethoven: Symphony No 9

Live from Symphony Hall, Birmingham, Adam Tomlinson presents the CBSO and Chorus with soloists under Andris Nelsons in Beethoven's Symphony No 9 (Choral).

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. 9 (Choral)

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.

1 hour, 40 minutes

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Thu 27 Jun 2013 20:20

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