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With Sydney Symphony Orchestra performing Brahms's Hungarian Dances and Elgar's Cello Concerto (with Truls Mork). Plus the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra in Mahler's Symphony No 2.

Verity Sharp continues our Southern Hemisphere season featuring orchestras from Australia and Brazil. Today, Mahler's mighty Resurrection symphony performed by the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra and Chorus with Chief Conductor Sir Andrew Davis, and the perennially popular Elgar Cello Concerto from Truls Mørk and the Sydney Symphony Orchestra.

Brahms arr Dvorák: Hungarian Dances
Sydney Symphony Orchestra
Jakub Hrusa, conductor

c.2.15pm
Elgar: Cello Concerto in E minor, op. 85
Truls Mørk, cello
Sydney Symphony Orchestra
Jakub Hrusa, conductor

c.2.50pm
Mahler: Symphony No. 2 in C minor ('Resurrection')
Catherine Wyn-Rogers, mezzo-soprano
Erin Wall, soprano
Melbourne Symphony Orchestra Chorus
Melbourne Symphony Orchestra
Sir Andrew Davis, conductor.

2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Johannes Brahms

    Hungarian Dances arr. Dvorak

    Music Arranger: Antonín Dvořák. Orchestra: Sydney Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Jakub Hrůša.

    Recorded 12 July 2014 at Sydney Opera House

  • Edward Elgar

    Cello Concerto in E minor, Op. 85

    Performer: Truls Mørk. Orchestra: Sydney Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Jakub Hrůša.

    Recorded 12 July 2014 at Sydney Opera House

  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Cello Suite no. 2 in D minor, BWV 1008: IV. Sarabande (encore)

    Performer: Truls Mørk.
  • Gustav Mahler

    Symphony no. 2 in C minor ('Resurrection')

    Singer: Catherine Wyn‐Rogers. Singer: Erin Wall. Orchestra: Melbourne Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sir Andrew Davis.

    Recorded 14 November 2014 at Hamer Hall, Arts Centre, Melbourne

  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Sleeping Beauty - Act I: Adagio (no. 8a)

    Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Xian Zhang.

    Recorded 24 November 2015 at Hoddinott Hall, Cardiff

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