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Halle - Dvorak, Beethoven, Bartok

From the Royal Concert Hall in Nottingham, the Halle under Cristian Macelaru. Dvorak: Carnival Overture. Beethoven: Piano Concerto No 2 in B flat. Bartok: Concerto for Orchestra.

edLive from the Royal Concert Hall Nottingham

Hallé Orchestra

Cristian Macelaru, conductor
Francesco Piemontesi, piano

Dvorák: Carnival Overture
Beethoven: Piano Concerto No.2 in B flat

Interval music

Bartók: Concerto for Orchestra

The Carnival Overture was originally part of a cycle of three overtures to which Dvorák gave the title Nature, Life and Love in 1891. It was only later that he split up the three overtures to give them all independent life. The Overture is followed by Beethoven's Second Piano Concerto, which shows the composer still under the influence of Mozart but beginning to find his own voice. The concert ends with a performance of one of the landmark works of the mid-twentieth century - Bartók's mighty showpiece the Concerto for Orchestra.

2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Antonín Dvořák

    Carnival Overture

    Conductor: Cristian Macelaru. Orchestra: Halle.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Piano Concerto No.2 in B flat

    Orchestra: Halle. Conductor: Cristian Macelaru.
  • Béla Bartók

    Concerto For Orchestra

    Orchestra: Halle. Conductor: Cristian Macelaru.
  • Helen Grime

    Near Midnight

    Performer: Halle. Performer: Sir Mark Elder.
  • Ray Lee

    Chorus

  • Lucy Pankhurst

    Th'owfen Raconteurs

    Performer: Wingates Band. Performer: Paul Andrews.

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