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With Simon Rattle conducting the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra and Chorus in Haydn's oratorio The Seasons. Plus Summer's Antigone. Presented by Katie Derham.

Katie Derham presents, as part of a week of concerts from the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra and Chorus, Haydn's oratorio The Seasons, conducted by Sir Simon Rattle. With Marlis Petersen, Andrew Staples and Florian Boesch as soloists. Also this afternoon, Chief Conductor Mariss Jansons conducts the orchestra in Sommer's Antigone, an overture to the tragedy of Sophocles.

2pm:
Haydn
The Seasons, Parts 1 & 2 (Spring and Summer)

3.10pm
Haydn
The Seasons, Parts 3 & 4 (Autumn and Winter)

Marlis Petersen, soprano
Andrew Staples, tenor
Florian Boesch, bass-baritone
Bavarian Radio Chorus
Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra
Sir Simon Rattle, conductor

4.10pm
Sommer
Antigone - Overture to the tragedy of Sophocles
Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra
Mariss Jansons, conductor.

2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Joseph Haydn

    The Seasons (Spring and Summer)

    Orchestra: Bavarian Radio SO. Conductor: Sir Simon Rattle.
  • Joseph Haydn

    The Seasons (Autumn and Winter)

    Orchestra: Bavarian Radio SO. Conductor: Sir Simon Rattle.
  • vladimir sommer

    Antigone - Overture to the Tragedy of Sophocles

    Orchestra: Bavarian Radio SO. Conductor: Mariss Jansons.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    The Creatures of Prometheus, Op 43 (Overture)

    Orchestra: Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Colin Davis.
    • Beethoven: Overtures: Sir Colin Davis.
    • CBS.
    • 4.

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