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CBSO play Beethoven’s Fifth

The programme includes Beethoven's Fifth Symphony, Stravinsky's Violin Concerto with soloist Leila Josefowicz, and the premiere of Gerald Barry's Canada with soloist Allan Clayton.

Katie Derham introduces the first of six weekly programmes celebrating the 125th anniversary of the Proms, featuring some of the most memorable concerts from the unrivalled Proms archive. Katie is joined by conductor Mirga Gražinyte-Tyla to mark Beethoven’s 250th birthday year with another chance to see her acclaimed Proms appearance with the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra from 2017.

As well as a thrillingly fresh interpretation of Beethoven’s famous Fifth Symphony, the concert also includes his Leonore Overture No 3 and a world premiere by Irish maverick Gerald Barry, performed by tenor Allan Clayton. All this alongside Stravinsky’s Violin Concerto in D Major performed by Leila Josefowicz.

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1 hour, 42 minutes

Music Played

  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Overture 'Leonore' no.3

    Orchestra: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Mirga Gražinytė‐Tyla.
  • Igor Stravinsky

    Violin Concerto in D major

    Performer: Leila Josefowicz. Orchestra: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Mirga Gražinytė‐Tyla.
  • Esa‐Pekka Salonen

    Excerpt from Lachen Verlernt

    Performer: Leila Josefowicz.
  • Gerald Barry

    Canada

    Performer: Allan Clayton. Orchestra: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Mirga Gražinytė‐Tyla.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Symphony No.5 in C minor

    Orchestra: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Mirga Gražinytė‐Tyla.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Air from Suite No. 3 in D major

    Orchestra: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Mirga Gražinytė‐Tyla.

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Katie Derham
Conductor Mirga Grazinyte-Tyla
Performer Leila Josefowicz
Singer Allan Clayton
Orchestra City of Birmingham SO
Producer Cat Dixon
Director Pati Marr
Production Company Livewire Pictures

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