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Thomas Dausgaard conducts the BBC SSO in Beethoven's Ninth Symphony

Thomas Dausgaard conducts the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra in Beethoven's Ninth Symphony, recorded at City Halls in Glasgow.

Recorded on September 21st at City Halls, Glasgow.
Presented by Ian Skelly

Thomas Dausgaard conducts the BBC SSO in Beethoven's Ninth.

Palestrina: Sicut cervus (four-part motet)
Bach: Fugue in B flat minor, BWV 867 (arr. for string quintet by Beethoven) (Hess 38)
Handel: Coronation Anthem 'Zadok the Priest'
Gluck: Dance of the Scythians (Iphigénie en Tauride)
Mozart: Misericordias Domini, K222
Haydn: Symphony No. 70 in D major

8.20: Interval

Beethoven: Symphony No 9 in D minor, 'Choral'

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra

Louise Alder, soprano
Jennifer Johnston, mezzo-soprano
Stuart Jackson, tenor
Neal Davis, bass
Royal Conservatoire of Scotland Voices
Thomas Dausgaard, conductor

Every performance of the Ninth is a major occasion, and with four exceptional soloists and the fresh voices of the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, this will be a magnificent opening to the new season. But no revolution happens in isolation, and in a specially-conceived first half, Thomas Dausgaard introduces a season-long exploration of Composers' Roots with a journey into Beethoven's musical ancestry: from Haydn and Mozart back to Handel, Bach and the music of the Renaissance.
Thomas Dausgaard conducts the BBC SSO in Beethoven's Ninth.

2 hours, 30 minutes

Music and featured items

  • Part 1

    Duration: 47:09

  • Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina

    Sicut Cervus

    Choir: Royal Conservatoire of Scotland Voices. Conductor: Timothy Dean.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Fugue in B flat minor BWV 867

    Ensemble: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Zadok the Priest

    Orchestra: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Thomas Dausgaard. Choir: Royal Conservatoire of Scotland Voices.
  • Christoph Willibald Gluck

    Dance of the Scythians

    Orchestra: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Thomas Dausgaard.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Misericordias Domine 'Offertorium de tempore' K.222/K.205A

    Orchestra: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Thomas Dausgaard. Choir: Royal Conservatoire of Scotland Voices.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Symphony No.70 in D major

    Orchestra: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Thomas Dausgaard.
  • Interval

    Duration: 21:00

  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Three Equale for four trombones

    Ensemble: London Gabrieli Brass Ensemble.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    23 Songs of Various Nationalities, Nos.1,10,16,15,9. 11

    Singer: Thomas S. Allen. Singer: Toby Spence. Singer: Christopher Maltman.
  • Part 2

    Duration: 01:09:54

  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Symphony No.9

    Choir: Royal Conservatoire of Scotland Voices. Orchestra: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Thomas Dausgaard.
  • Post-concert

    Duration: 14:56

  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Fantasia in G minor Op.77

    Performer: Melvyn Tan.
    • The Beethoven Broadwood Fortepiano.
    • EMI Classics.
    • 009.

Credit

Role Contributor
Performer BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra

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