Simon Rattle conducts the Berlin Philharmonic in Schumann's Symphony No 4 in D minor, Op 120, and Brahms's Symphony No 4 in E minor, Op 98. Plus Acts 3 and 4 of Rameau's Zais.
Concluding this week's prelude to Radio 3's 'Celebrating Simon Rattle' festivities next year, today Sir Simon conducts the Berlin Philharmonic in the Fourth Symphonies by Schumann and Brahms.
That's followed by the last two acts of Jean Philippe Rameau's Zais from the Beaune Festival.
Presented by Katie Derham
Schumann Symphony No. 4 in D minor, op. 120 (1841 version)
Brahms Symphony No. 4 in E minor, op. 98
Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Sir Simon Rattle (conductor)
Jean-Philippe Rameau (1683-1764) - Zaïs, ballet héroïque in one prologue and four acts
Today: Acts III and IV
Zaïs..... Julian Pregardien (tenor)
Zélide..... Marie Arnet (soprano)
Oramasès..... Konstantin Wolff (baritone)
Cindor..... Benoît Arnould (bass)
Grande Prêtresse de l'Amour..... Amel Brahim Djelloul (soprano)
L'Amour..... Hasnaa Bennani (soprano)
Un Sylphe..... Zachary Wilder (countertenor)
Namur Chamber Chorus
Les Talens Lyriques
Christophe Rousset (conductor)
[Recorded at the Cour des Hospices during the 2014 Beaune Festival].
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