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Simon Rattle conducts the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra in a concert given in Frankfurt. Beethoven: Symphony No 1; Symphony No 3.

Celebrating Simon Rattle: the complete Beethoven symphony cycle from 1995 recorded in Frankfurt with the CBSO.

Presented by Tom Service

Beethoven: Symphony No 1
Symphony No 3
CBSO
Conductor Simon Rattle

This cycle of Beethoven Symphonies and Overtures was recorded in Frankfurt when Sir Simon Rattle was Chief Conductor of the CBSO, and has never been broadcast before. It is a fascinating record of one of the most successful partnerships between conductor and orchestra in the history of British music.

Part 2:

Brahms: Piano Concerto No 2
Yefim Bronfman, piano
Berlin Philharmonic
Simon Rattle, conductor

Schoenberg: Accompaniment to a Film Scene
Berlin Philharmonic
Simon Rattle, conductor.

2 hours, 30 minutes

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Mon 19 Jan 2015 19:30

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Music Played

  • Part 1

    • Ludwig van Beethoven

      Symphony no. 1 in C major Op.21

      Orchestra: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sir Simon Rattle.

      Recorded 31 October 1995, Alte Oper Frankfurt

    • Ludwig van Beethoven

      Symphony no. 3 in E flat major Op.55 (Eroica)

      Orchestra: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sir Simon Rattle.

      Recorded 31 October 1995, Alte Oper Frankfurt

  • Part 2

    • Johannes Brahms

      Piano Concerto no. 2 in B flat major Op.83

      Performer: Yefim Bronfman. Orchestra: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Sir Simon Rattle.

      Recorded 31 August 2012 at the BBC Proms

    • Arnold Schoenberg

      Accompanying Music to a Film Scene Op.34

      Orchestra: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Sir Simon Rattle.
      • Schoenberg - Brahms - Berliner Philharmoniker - Rattle.
      • EMI Classics.
      • 4578152.
      • 5.

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