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Christian Lindberg and Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra in Nielsen's Fifth Symphony

Christian Lindberg conducts the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra in Bernstein: Suite (On the Waterfront). Christian Lindberg: Robot Gardens. Nielsen: Symphony No 5.

From the Liverpool Philharmonic Hall

Lindberg conducts the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra in Nielsen

Bernstein: 'On the Waterfront', Suite
Christian Lindberg: Robot Gardens (World Premiere Liverpool Philharmonic 175th Anniversary Commission)

8.15: Interval

Nielsen: Symphony No.5

Christian Lindberg conductor

Those twentieth century blues. . . For Carl Nielsen, music was life. So, confronted with the aftermath of the Great War, he met the challenge head on. His Fifth Symphony is nothing less than a struggle for existence itself, told in music of volcanic power - one of those pieces that everyone should hear before they die. It's a gripping finish to a concert that begins with Leonard Bernstein's musical portrayal of one man's battle for justice on the mean streets of 50s New York - and which features a brand new work, written specially for the wind, brass and percussion of the Orchestra by tonight's conductor, Christian Lindberg.

2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Leonard Bernstein

    On the Waterfront - Symphonic Suite

    Conductor: Christian Lindberg. Orchestra: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra.
  • Christian Lindberg

    Robot Gardens - Concerto for Wind and Brass

    Conductor: Christian Lindberg. Orchestra: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra.
  • Carl Nielsen

    Chaconne, Op.32

    Performer: Leif Ove Andsnes.
    • VIRGIN CLASSICS.
  • Carl Nielsen

    3 Pieces for Piano, Op.59

    Performer: Leif Ove Andsnes.
    • VIRGIN CLASSICS.
  • Carl Nielsen

    Symphony No.5, Op.50

    Conductor: Christian Lindberg. Orchestra: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra.

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