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Music from BBC SSO. Rameau: Les Indes galantes Suite. Adams: Absolute Jest. Rebel: Chaos (Les elemens). Beethoven: Symphony No 2. Grieg: En Svane. Berlioz: Symphonie fantastique.

Katie Derham presents a concert given by the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra in Perth Concert Hall last November. The Doric String Quartet joins the orchestra for a concert that pairs Beethoven's Symphony no.2 with Beethoven-inspired John Adams, and two riotously inventive French Baroque showpieces. Plus lyrical songs by Grieg performed by Malin Christensson and Berlioz's Symphonie Fantastique conducted by Donald Runnicles at Glasgow's City Halls.

2pm
Rameau Les Indes galantes - suite of orchestral numbers [from the opera-ballet]
Adams Absolute jest for string quartet and orchestra
Rebel Les Elemens: Chaos

c.2.45pm
Beethoven Symphony no. 2 in D major Op.36
Doric String Quartet
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
Markus Stenz (conductor)

c.3.20pm
Grieg En Svane, Op.25'2
Varen [Spring] Op.33'2
Malin Christensson (soprano)
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
Rory Macdonald (conductor)

c.3.30pm
Berlioz Symphonie Fantastique
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
Donald Runnicles (conductor).

2 hours, 30 minutes

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Fri 23 Jan 2015 14:00

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Music Played

  • Jean‐Philippe Rameau

    Les Indes galantes - suite of orchestral numbers (from the opera-ballet)

    Conductor: Markus Stenz. Orchestra: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra.
  • John Adams

    Absolute Jest for String Quartet and Orchestra

    Ensemble: Doric String Quartet. Conductor: Markus Stenz. Orchestra: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra.
  • Jean‐Féry Rebel

    Les Elemens: Movement I - Le Chaos

    Conductor: Markus Stenz. Orchestra: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Symphony no. 2 in D major, Op. 36

    Conductor: Markus Stenz. Orchestra: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra.
  • Edvard Grieg

    En Svane, Op. 25 no. 2 & Varen (Spring) Op. 33 no. 2

    Conductor: Rory Macdonald. Singer: Malin Christensson. Orchestra: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra.
  • Hector Berlioz

    Symphonie fantastique, Op. 14

    Conductor: Donald Runnicles. Orchestra: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra.
  • Igor Stravinsky

    Scherzo à la russe

    Orchestra: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sir Simon Rattle.
    • Stravinsky: The Firebird: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra/Rattle.
    • EMI.
    • 13.

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Role Contributor
Performer BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra

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