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LSO - Beethoven, Brahms

Live from the Barbican, David Afkham conducts the London Symphony Orchestra. Beethoven: Piano Concerto No 3 in C minor (soloist: Nicholas Angelich). Brahms: Symphony No 2 in D.

Live from London's Barbican Hall, rising German conductor David Afkham conducts the London Symphony Orchestra in Beethoven's Third Piano Concerto (with soloist Nicholas Angelich) and Brahms's Second Symphony.

Beethoven: Piano Concerto No 3 in C minor
Brahms: Symphony No 2 in D major

Born in 1983 in Freiburg, rising German conductor David Afkham was mentored in his early career by Bernard Haitink, and won the 2008 Donatella Flick Conducting Competition, as a result of which he became Assistant Conductor of the London Symphony Orchestra for two years. He has since worked with many leading orchestras in Europe and the USA, conducted Verdi's La traviata at the Glyndebourne Festival last summer, and has recently been appointed Principal Conductor of the Spanish National Orchestra.

2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Part 1

    • Anton Webern

      Passacaglia

      Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: David Afkham.
    • Ludwig van Beethoven

      Piano Concerto No.3 in C Minor Op.37

      Performer: Nicholas Angelich. Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra.
  • Encore

    • Robert Schumann

      Kinderszenen -no.1; Von fremden Landern und Menschen

      Performer: Nicholas Angelich.
  • Interval

    • Johann Sebastian Bach

      Passacaglia in C Minor BWV 582

      Performer: Ton Koopman.
      • Archiv.
      • 4472922.
  • Part 2

    • Johannes Brahms

      Symphony No.2 D major, Op. 73

      Conductor: David Afkham. Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra.
  • Post concert

    • Franz Schubert

      Gesang der Geister uber den Wassern D714

      Ensemble: Utrecht Vocal Soloists and string ensemble. Conductor: Udo Reinemann.
      • Franz Schubert - Part-Songs.
      • Globe.
      • GLO5021.
    • Franz Schubert

      Der Gondelfahrer D809

      Ensemble: Utrecht Vocal Soloists. Conductor: Udo Reinemann.
      • Franz Schubert - Part-Songs.
      • Globe.
      • GLO5021.

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