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Performances by American orchestras. Beethoven: Overture (The Ruins of Athens); Piano Concerto No 3 in C minor. Wagner: Wesendonck-Lieder. Mozart: Symphony No 35 in D (Haffner).

Katie Derham continues her survey of performances of European music by USA orchestras with Beethoven, Wagner and Mozart from Saint Paul and San Francisco.

Christine Brewer is the soloist in Wagner's Wesendonck Lieder and Christian Zacharias is the soloist in Beethoven's 3rd Piano Concerto.

Beethoven
Overture: The Ruins of Athens
Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra
Dima Slobodeniouk (conductor)

Beethoven
Piano Concerto No 3 in C minor, Op 37
Christian Zacharias (piano / director)
Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra

2.40
Wagner
Wesendonck Lieder
Christine Brewer (soprano)
Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra
Ward Stare (conductor)

3.10
Mozart
Symphony No 35 in D, K385 (Haffner)
San Francisco Symphony Orchestra
Michael Tilson Thomas (conductor).

1 hour, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Richard Wagner

    Wesendonck Lieder

    Singer: Christine Brewer.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Overture Ruins of Athens

    Conductor: Dmitri Slobodeniouk.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Piano Concerto No. 3 in C minor, op. 37

    Performer: Christian Zacharias.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Symphony No. 35 in D, K. 385 'Haffner'

    Conductor: Michael Tilson Thomas.

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