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London Philharmonic Orchestra - Schnittke, Shostakovich, Bruckner

London Philharmonic under Vladimir Jurowski in Bruckner and Schnittke. Schnittke: Pianissimo. Shostakovich: Cello Concerto No 2 (soloist: Natalia Gutman). Bruckner: Symphony No 3.

Vladimir Jurowski conducts the LPO in Bruckner's 3rd Symphony. Natalia Gutman joins them in Shostakovich's Cello Concerto No.2.

Live from the Royal Festival Hall
Presented by Martin Handley

Schnittke: Pianissimo
Shostakovich: Cello Concerto No.2

8.15: Interval

Bruckner: Symphony No.3

Natalia Gutman, cello
London Philharmonic Orchestra
Vladimir Jurowski, conductor

As Bruckner's Third Symphony creeps into life through an awed hush, it reveals the composer's regard for his two great musical heroes: Ludwig van Beethoven and Richard Wagner.
But this was also the symphony with which Bruckner properly revealed to this world his own voice, in all its grandeur and individuality. From the majestic lone trumpet of its opening to the huge, overarching structure those chiselled notes engender, Bruckner's Third heralded a sense of breadth and awe that symphonic music hadn't visited before.

2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Alfred Schnittke

    Pianissimo

    Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Vladimir Jurowski.
  • Dmitry Shostakovich

    Cello Concerto No.2

    Conductor: Vladimir Jurowski. Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra.
  • Benjamin Britten

    War Requiem - Libera Me

    Choir: London Philharmonic Choir. Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Kurt Masur.
  • Robert Schumann

    Schumann Larghetto from Symphony no 1

    Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Kurt Masur.
  • Anton Bruckner

    Symphony No.3 (1873 original version)

    Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Vladimir Jurowski.

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