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Friday Night at the Proms: Beethoven's Pastoral Symphony

Following the excitement of the First Night, presenters Petroc Trelawny and world-renowned soprano Danielle de Niese kick off the regular Friday night slot with Beethoven's much-loved 6th Symphony. This lyrical paean to the renewing powers of nature is conducted by David Zinman in his final appearance as chief conductor of Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich, in a concert that also includes Richard Strauss's sparkling tone-poem Till Eulenspiegels lustige Streiche and Dvorak's Violin Concerto in A minor. This Romantic masterpiece is performed by its champion, German violinist Julia Fischer, who says it has 'the greatest beginning of any violin concerto'.

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2 hours

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Fri 25 Jul 2014 19:30

Credits

Role Contributor
PresenterPetroc Trelawny
PresenterDanielle de Niese
ProducerSerena Cross
DirectorBridget Caldwell
OrchestraTonhalle Orchestra Zurich
ConductorDavid Zinman
MusicianJulia Fischer

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