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Simon Rattle conducts the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra in a concert given in Frankfurt. Beethoven: Symphony No 8; Symphony No 9.

Celebrating Simon Rattle: the complete Beethoven symphony cycle from 1995, recorded in Frankfurt with the CBSO. Tonight: Symphonies 8 and 9.

Beethoven: Symphony No 8
Symphony No 9
CBSO
Conductor Simon Rattle

Part 2:

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.

2 hours, 30 minutes

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Fri 23 Jan 2015 19:30

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Music Played

  • Part 1

    • Ludwig van Beethoven

      Symphony no. 8 in F major Op.93

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

      Recorded 6 November 1995, Alte Oper Frankfurt

    • Ludwig van Beethoven

      Symphony no. 9 in D minor Op.125 (Choral)

      Performer: Amanda Halgrimson. Performer: Cynthia Clarey. Performer: Patrick Power. Performer: Robert Holl. Choir: CBSO Chorus. Orchestra: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sir Simon Rattle.

      Recorded 6 November 1995, Alte Oper Frankfurt

  • Part 2

    • Witold LutosÅ‚awski

      Symphony no.3

      Orchestra: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Sir Simon Rattle.

      Recorded 31 August 2012 at the BBC Proms

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