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With John Shea. Strauss: Festmusik der Stadt Wien; Till Eulenspiegel einmal anders!. Wagner: Lohengrin (excerpt). Mozart: Overture (Cosi fan tutte).; Symphony No 39 in E flat.

Richard Strauss was at once a celebrated composer and conductor in the concert hall and at the opera house. This week of programmes marking the 150th anniversary of his birth includes some of Strauss's tone poems and concertos, as well as music by two of the other composers he loved and performed the most, Mozart and Wagner. Presented by John Shea.

Strauss: Festmusik der Stadt Wien
Locke Brass consortJames Stobart (conductor)

Strauss (arr. Franz Hasenöhrl): Till Eulenspiegel einmal anders!
Players of the BBC Symphony Orchestra

Wagner: Lohengrin (Prelude to Act I)
BBC Philharmonic
Sir Edward Downes (conductor)

2.35 pm
Mozart: Così fan tutte (Overture)
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
Stefan Solyom (conductor)

Strauss: Duett-Concertino
Sabine Meyer (clarinet)
Dag Jensen (bassoon)
BBC Philharmonic
Gianandrea Noseda (conductor)

3.00 pm
Mozart: Symphony No. 39 in E flat, K. 543
NDR Symphony Orchestra
Thomas Hengelbrock (conductor)

Strauss: Wind Serenade in E flat major, Op.7
Players of the BBC Philharmonic
John Storgårds (conductor)

3.45 pm
Strauss: Don Quixote
Timothy Hugh (cello)
Lawrence Power (viola)
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
François-Xavier Roth (conductor).

2 hours, 30 minutes

Last on

Mon 9 Jun 2014 14:00

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Music Played

  • Richard Strauss

    Don Quixote

    Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Performer: Timothy Hugh. Performer: Lawrence Power. Conductor: François‐Xavier Roth.
  • Richard Wagner

    Act 1 Prelude - Lohengrin

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Edward Downes.
  • Richard Strauss

    Serenade in E flat major Op.7

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: John Storgårds.
  • Richard Strauss

    Duett-concertino AV.147

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Gianandrea Noseda. Performer: Sabine Meyer. Performer: Dag Jensen.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Cosi fan tutte (Overture)

    Orchestra: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Stefan Solyom.
  • Richard Strauss

    Till Eulenspiegel einmal anders!

    Ensemble: BBC Symphony Orchestra.
  • Richard Strauss

    Festmusik der Stadt Wien AV.133

    Ensemble: Locke Brass Consort. Conductor: James Stobart.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Symphony no. 39 in E flat major K.543

    Orchestra: NBC Symphony Orchestra. Orchestra: Thomas Hengelbrock.