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OAE - Beethoven, Schubert

Semyon Bychkov conducts the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment at the Royal Festival Hall, London. Beethoven: Symphony No 7. Schubert: Symphony No 9 in C (Great).

Semyon Bychkov conducts the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment in symphonies by Beethoven and Schubert.

Live from the Royal Festival Hall in London. Introduced by Martin Handley.

Beethoven: Symphony no.7

8.10 pm INTERVAL
Music composed in 1825, the year Schubert began work on his Great C major Symphony

8.30pm Part 2

Schubert: Symphony no.9 in C major (Great)

Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment
conducted by Semyon Bychkov

Best known as a conductor of big-scale romantic opera, Seymon Bychkov conducts a period instrument orchestra for the very first time in two monumental works of the symphony orchestra repertory.
Following the concert, music from last weekend's French Institute festival 'It's all about piano', featuring top students from the Royal College of Music and the Paris Conservatoire.

3 hours

Music Played

  • OAE part 1

    • Ludwig van Beethoven

      Symphony no. 7 in A major Op.92

      Conductor: Semyon Bychkov. Performer: Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment.
  • Interval music

    • Juan Crisóstomo de Arriaga

      Symphony in D major/minor - Menuetto

      Conductor: Jesús López Cobos. Performer: English Chamber Orchestra.
      • Ensayo.
      • ENYCD3417.
    • Ludwig van Beethoven

      Quartet in B flat major Op.130 for strings - Cavatina

      Performer: Belcea Quartet.
      • Zig Zag.
      • ZZT321.
    • Franz Liszt

      Don Sanche ou Le chateau d'amour - opera in 1 act S.1 - Final scene

      Conductor: Tamas Pal. Performer: Gerard Garino. Performer: Julia Hamari. Performer: Katalin Farkas. Performer: Orchestra of the Budapest State Opera.
      • Hungaroton.
      • HCD12744452.
    • Liza Lehmann

      Cherry Ripe for voice and piano (Charles Horn)

      Performer: Janice Watson. Performer: Steuart Bedford.
      • Naxos.
      • 855755960.
  • OAE part 2

    • Franz Schubert

      Symphony no. 9 in C major D.944 (Great)

      Conductor: Semyon Bychkov. Performer: Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment.
  • Post concert music - 2-4-6-8 Hands on a Piano!

    • Johann Sebastian Bach

      English suite no. 5 in E minor BWV.810 for keyboard

      Performer: Kausikan Rajeshkumar.
    • Frédéric Chopin

      Sonata no. 2 in B flat minor Op.35 for piano

      Performer: Ryutaro Suzuki.

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