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RLPO - Mozart, Brahms, Beethoven

Andrew Manze conducts the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic. Mozart: Overture (The Marriage of Figaro). Brahms: Violin Concerto in D (soloist: James Ehnes). Beethoven: Symphony No 6.

Live from Liverpool Philharmonic Hall

Presented by Tom Redmond

After a Mozart curtain-raiser in the form of his overture to The Marriage of Figaro, The Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra welcomes back violinist James Ehnes (who replaces Vilde Frang at short notice) to Philharmonic Hall to play Brahms' sweet, songful Violin Concerto.

In the second half, guest conductor Andrew Manze guides the orchestra through Beethoven's Symphony No.6. The composer said that his Pastoral Symphony was "more an expression of feelings than a picture", but one can hear the rippling streams, singing birds and shepherd's pipes in this - one of the warmest, happiest and most uplifting symphonies ever written.

Mozart: Overture - The Marriage of Figaro
Brahms: Violin Concerto in D major, Op.77

8.20 Interval, featuring recordings from James Ehnes and Andrew Manze, as violinist

8.40
Beethoven: Symphony No.6

James Ehnes (violin)
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
Andrew Manze (conductor).

2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    3rd Movement from Violin Sonata No 3 in C

  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Symphony No 6 (Pastoral)

  • Heinrich Ignaz Franz von Biber

    Violin Sonata No 8

  • Johannes Brahms

    Violin Concerto

  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Overture Toe The Marriage of Figaro

  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Overture Toe The Marriage of Figaro

  • Sergei Prokofiev

    Solo Violin Sonata Opus 115

Broadcast

  • Wed 10 Dec 2014 19:30

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