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Live at Southbank Centre

With Andrew McGregor. Including Building a Library: Mozart: Coronation Mass; bass-baritone Gerald Finley; Disc of the Week: Mozart: Piano Concertos Nos 20 and 25.

3 hours, 12 minutes


Music Played

  • Johannes Brahms

    Symphony no. 4 in E minor Op.98: 3rd movement; Allegro giocoso

    Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Vladimir Jurowski.
    • Johannes Brahms Symphonies 3 and 4.
    • LPO.
    • 007.
  • Reyngold Moritsevich Glier

    2nd mvt; Solovei the brigand (Andante) from Symphony no. 3 in B minor Op.42 (Ilya Murometz)

    Orchestra: Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: JoAnn Falletta.
    • Gliere: Symphony no.3 "Il'ya Muromets".
    • NAXOS.
    • 2.
  • Olivier Messiaen

    Transports de from L' Ascension-4 meditations symphoniques, transc. for organ

    Performer: Gillian Weir.
    • Messiaen: Le Banquet Celeste, Les Corpts Glorieux and other works.
    • 4.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Concerto no. 20 in D minor K.466 for piano and orchestra

    • Mozart: Piano concertos K.503 & K.466.
    • DG.
    • 4.
  • Richard Strauss

    Eine Alpensinfonie Op.64

    Orchestra: Saito Kinen Orchestra. Conductor: Daniel Harding.
    • Richard Strauss: Alpine Symphony.
    • DECCA.
    • 1.


L' Ascension - 4 meditations symphoniques, transc. for organ

Performers: Gillian Weir

Composers: Olivier Messiaen (1908 - 1992)

Album Title: ELOQUENCE  481-0793



Eine Alpensinfonie Op.64

Performers: Saito Kinen Orchestra, Daniel Harding

Composers: Richard Strauss (1864 – 1949)

Album Title:  DECCA 478 6422



Symphony no. 3 in B minor Op.42 (Ilya Murometz)

Performers: Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra, JoAnn Falletta

Composers: Reinhold Gliere (1875 - 1956)

Album Title: NAXOS 8.573161



Symphony no. 4 in E minor Op.98

Performers: London Philharmonic Orchestra, Vladimir Jurowski

Composers: Johannes Brahms (1833 - 1897)

Album Title: LPO 0075

Building a Library

Jeremy Summerly joins Andrew live at Southbank Centre to review recordings of Mozart’s Coronation Mass and makes a recommendation.



MOZART: Mass in C Major K317 ‘Coronation’

c/w MOZART: Exsultate jubilate K165; Vesperae solennes de confessore in C K339

Barbara Bonney (soprano), Jamie MacDougall (tenor), The English Concert and Choir, Trevor Pinnock (conductor)

ARCHIV 4453532 (CD and download)




Andrew interviews Canadian bass-baritone Gerald Finley about his two newest recordings: world premieres of Shostakovich with orchestra, and Schubert’s Winterreise, with pianist Julius Drake.

New Releases

Gillian Moore (Southbank Centre Head of Classical Music) reviews recent Mahler recordings; Songs from Christoph Pregardien and Janina Baechle, and the Resurrection Symphony conducted by Lorin Maazel, Benjamin Zander and Gilbert Kaplan.



MAHLER: Des Knaben Wunderhorn, Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen

RIHM: 4 Gedichte fur Singstimme & Orchester

Christoph Pregardien (tenor), Bochumer Symphoniker, Steven Sloane (conductor)

CPO 777 675-2 (CD)



MAHLER :  Des Knaben Wunderhorn (selection), Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen, Ruckert Lieder

Janina Baechle (mezzo-soprano), Markus Hadulla (piano)

MAR 1809 2 (CD)


MAHLER: Symphony no.2 in C minor  “Resurrection”

Miah Persson (soprano), Sarah Connolly (mezzo-soprano), Philharmonia Chorus, Philharmonia Orchestra, Benjamin Zander (conductor)

LINN CKD452 (2 hybrid SACDs)



MAHLER: Symphony no.2 in C minor  “Resurrection” arr. Kaplan and R Mathes for small orchestra

Marlis Peterson (soprano), Janina Baechle (mezzo-soprano), Wiener Singakademie, Wiener Kammerorchester, Gilbert Kaplan (conductor)

AVIE AV 2290 (2CD)



MAHLER: Symphony no.2 in C minor  “Resurrection”

Sally Matthews (soprano), Michelle DeYoung (mezzo-soprano), BBC Symphony Chorus, Philharmonia Orchestra, Lorin Maazel (conductor)


Disc of the Week

Concerto no. 20 in D minor K.466 and no.25 in C major K.503 for piano and orchestra

Performers: Martha Argerich, Orchestra Mozart, Claudio Abbado

Composers: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756 - 1791)

Album Title: DG 479 1033


Record Review

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