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Tuesday - European Concert Showcase

Tom McKinney shares Herbert Blomstedt's 90th birthday concert with the Swedish Radio Symphony in Beethoven's 'Eroica' Symphony, plus the Simon Bolivar Symphony Orchestra.

Tom McKinney presents concerts from across Europe this week. Today's selection includes Herbert Blomstedt's 90th birthday concert with the Swedish Radio Symphony in Beethoven's 'Eroica' Symphony, plus the Simon Bolivar Symphony Orchestra with Gustavo Dudamel in Beethoven's Sixth Symphony, the 'Pastoral', recorded at the Prague Spring International Music Festival.

2pm:
Beethoven: Symphony No 3 in E flat, 'Eroica'
Strauss: Tod und Verklärung
Wagner: Tannhäuser Overture
Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra
conductor Herbert Blomstedt

c.3.35pm:
Smetana: Overture to The Bartered Bride
Schumann: Piano Concerto in A minor, Op 54
Jan Lisiecki (piano)
Toronto Symphony
conductor Peter Oundjian

Beethoven: Symphony No 6 in F, 'Pastoral'
Simon Bolivar Symphony Orchestra
conductor Gustavo Dudamel.

3 hours

Music Played

  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Symphony no. 3 in E flat major Op.55 (Eroica)

    Orchestra: Sveriges Radios Symfoniorkester. Conductor: Herbert Blomstedt.
  • Richard Strauss

    Tod und Verklarung Op.24

    Orchestra: Sveriges Radios Symfoniorkester. Conductor: Herbert Blomstedt.
  • Richard Wagner

    Tannhauser - i Overture

    Orchestra: Sveriges Radios Symfoniorkester. Conductor: Herbert Blomstedt.
  • Bedrich Smetana

    The Bartered bride - opera B.143 vers. definitive in 3 acts i Overture

    Orchestra: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Peter Oundjian.
  • Robert Schumann

    Concerto in A minor Op.54 for piano and orchestra

    Performer: Jan Lisiecki. Orchestra: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Peter Oundjian.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Symphony no. 6 in F major Op.68 (Pastoral)

    Orchestra: Simón Bolívar Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Gustavo Dudamel.

Credit

Role Contributor
Performer BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra

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