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BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra - Mozart, Mahler

Live at City Halls, Glasgow, the BBC SSO under Donald Runnicles. Mozart: Exsultate jubilate; Symphony in D 'La finta giardiniera'; Voi avete un cor fedele. Mahler: Symphony No 4.

Live from City Halls, Glasgow

Presented by Jamie MacDougall

Donald Runnicles and the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra are joined by Carolyn Sampson to perform Mozart's Exsultate jubilate, and Mahler's Fourth Symphony.

Mozart: Exsultate jubilate
Mozart: Symphony in D major 'La finta giardiniera'
Mozart: Voi avete un cor fedele

8.05 Interval

Mahler: Symphony No. 4

Carolyn Sampson (soprano)
Donald Runnicles (conductor)
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra

Donald Runnicles, Conductor Emeritus of the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, presents works by Mozart and Mahler through which symphonic music and song are woven. In the first half, Mozart's enduring vocal works "Exsultate jubilate" and "Voi avete un cor fedele" sandwich his Symphony In D Major, music from the opera 'La Finta Giardiniere'.

Mozart was a hero to Mahler -it is reported that he uttered Mozart's name on his deathbed- and after the interval the orchestra perform Mahler's Symphony No. 4, incorporating a childlike vision of heaven, sung, as with the Mozart, by soprano Carolyn Sampson. "There is just no music on earth that can compare to ours" are words from Des Knaben Wunderhorn which Mahler sets in the final movement of his intimate and emotionally far-reaching orchestral statement.

2 hours, 25 minutes

Music Played

  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Exultate Jubilate, K.165

    Singer: Emma Kirkby. Choir: Westminster Cathedral Choir. Orchestra: Academy of Ancient Music. Conductor: Christopher Hogwood.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Symphony in D major, K196/K121

    Orchestra: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. Orchestra: Carolyn Sampson. Orchestra: Donald Runnicles.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Voi Avete Un Cor Fideli

  • Voi Avete Un Cor Fideli

    Piano Sonata No 8 in A Minor

  • Gustav Mahler

    Symphony No. 4 in G major

    Singer: Klara Ek. Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Thomas Søndergård.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Piano trio in G major K.564

    Ensemble: Rautio Piano Trio.
    • WA Mozart - Piano Trios KV 502, 542 & 564.
    • RESONUS.
    • 7.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Fantasia in C major, H XVII 4

    Performer: Yevgeny Sudbin.
    • Yevgeny Sudbin plays Haydn.
    • BIS.
    • 10.


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