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London Philharmonic Orchestra - Edison Denisov, Berg, Shostakovich

Live at the Royal Festival Hall, London, London Philharmonic Orchestra under Vladimir Jurowski. Edison Denisov: Symphony No 2. Berg: Violin Concerto. Shostakovich: Symphony No 15.

Live from the Royal Festival Hall, London
Presented by Martin Handley

The London Philharmonic Orchestra perform Berg, Denisov and Shostakovich.

Edison Denisov: Symphony No.2
Berg: Violin Concerto

8.20: Interval

Shostakovich: Symphony No.15

Patricia Kopatchinskaja, violin
London Philharmonic Orchestra
Vladimir Jurowski, conductor

Berg dedicated his Violin Concerto 'to the memory of an angel', and a bottomless depth of personal loss lies beneath its gorgeous colours. Patricia Kopatchinskaja performs it between two final symphonies by two Soviet composers. Shostakovich's Fifteenth Symphony cloaks its sorrows in jokes, enigmas and pitch-black humour; two decades later, his friend Edison Denisov said farewell in a poignant, fantastical Second Symphony of his own. This is a rare British performance of a work that is close to Vladimir Jurowski's heart.

2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Part 1

    • Edison Denisov

      Second Symphony

      Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Vladimir Jurowski.
    • Alban Berg

      Violin Concerto

      Performer: Patricia Kopatchinskaja. Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Vladimir Jurowski.
  • Interval

    • Gioachino Rossini

      Petite Messe solennelle - Credo

      Performer: Philip Mayers. Performer: Phillip Moll. Performer: Ryoko Morooka. Singer: Krassimira Stoyanova. Singer: Birgit Remmert. Singer: Steve Davislim. Singer: Hanno Müller‐Brachmann. Choir: RIAS Chamber Choir. Conductor: Marcus Creed.
      • harmonia mundi.
  • Part 2

    • Dmitry Shostakovich

      Symphony No. 15

      Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Vladimir Jurowski.
  • Post-concert

    • Tomás Luis de Victoria

      ‘Tenebrae’ Responsories for Holy Thursday

      Choir: Westminster Cathedral Choir. Conductor: George Malcolm.
      • Victoria: Responsories for Tenebrae.
      • Decca.
      • 4250782.
    • Georg Philipp Telemann

      Partita in E flat

      Performer: Michala Petri. Performer: George Malcolm.
      • Bach.Handel.Telemann - Recorder Sonatas.
      • Philips.
      • 4163692.
    • Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov

      The Flight of the Bumblebee

      Performer: George Malcolm.
      • The World of the Harpsichord.
      • Decca.
      • 4443902.
    • Jean‐Philippe Rameau

      La Poule

      Performer: George Malcolm.
      • The World of the Harpsichord.
      • Decca.
      • 4443902.

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