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Halle - Wagner, Beethoven, Sibelius

Live at Bridgewater Hall, Andrew Manze conducts the Halle. Wagner: The Flying Dutchman (Overture). Beethoven: Piano Concerto No 5 (with Martin Helmchen). Sibelius: Symphony No 2.

Live from the Bridgewater Hall, Manchester
The Hallé is conducted by Andrew Manze in a programme which begins on the storm-tossed oceans of Wagner's Flying Dutchman and ends in a work which became an emblem for the Finnish people.
Presented by Stuart Flinders

Wagner: Overture - The Flying Dutchman
Beethoven: Piano Concerto No.5 in E flat major, Op.73 (Emperor)

8.10pm
Interval music - Bach's Actus Tragicus BWV 106

8.30pm
Sibelius: Symphony No.2 in D major, Op.43

Martin Helmchen (piano)
The Hallé, Andrew Manze (conductor).

2 hours, 25 minutes

Music Played

  • Richard Wagner

    The Flying Dutchman: Overture

    Featured Artist: Les Musiciens du Louvre. Featured Artist: Marc Minkowski.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Piano Concerto No 5 in E flat major, 'Emperor'

    Performer: Sir András Schiff. Conductor: Herbert Blomstedt. Orchestra: Gewandhausorchester Leipzig.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Cantata Gottes Zeit ist die allerbeste Zeit (Actus tragicus) BWV106

    Choir: Ricercar Consort. Director: Philippe Pierlot.
    • MIRARE MIR 002.
  • Jean Sibelius

    Symphony no. 2 in D major, Op. 43

    Conductor: Sir Roger Norrington. Orchestra: Sofia Radio Symphony Orchestra.
  • Arcangelo Corelli

    Violin Sonata in D minor Op.5 No.12 'Follia'

    Performer: Andrew Manze. Performer: Richard Egarr.
    • HARMONIA MUNDI.

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