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Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra

Tom Redmond presents a concert of Mozart, Beethoven and Debussy given in Liverpool by the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, Stephen Hough (piano) and Vasily Petrenko.

Tom Redmond presents a concert of Mozart, Beethoven and Debussy given in Liverpool by the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, Stephen Hough (piano) and Vasily Petrenko.

Exotic climes in tonight's programme, beginning with Mozart's sparkling overture to The Abduction from the Seraglio, whose loud bits ring like the marching of the Turkish military band found later in the opera. Debussy conjures up the sultry warmth of Spain in Iberia, the second in his late orchestral triptych, Images. Then to the sea with La Mer, Debussy's impressionist oil-painting of a work whose iridescent surface hints at the brooding depths beneath. Before the interval, Stephen Hough performs Beethoven's youthful and virtuosic First Piano Concerto, with its distinctly Mozartian moments.

Mozart: Overture, The Abduction from the Seraglio
Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 1

INTERVAL

Debussy: Ibéria
Debussy: La Mer

Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
Stephen Hough (piano)
Vasily Petrenko (conductor).

2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Overture to Die Entführung aus dem Serail

    Orchestra: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Vasily Petrenko.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Piano Concerto no 1 in C major Op 15

    Performer: Stephen Hough. Orchestra: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Vasily Petrenko.
  • Claude Debussy

    Clair de lune (from Suite bergamasque)

    Performer: Stephen Hough.
    • Hyperion.
  • Richard Strauss

    'On the summit' from An Alpine Symphony

    Orchestra: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Gerard Schwarz.
    • RLPO Live.
  • Claude Debussy

    Ibéria (second movement from 'Images')

    Orchestra: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Vasily Petrenko.
  • Claude Debussy

    La Mer

    Orchestra: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Vasily Petrenko.
  • Benjamin Britten

    Rejoice in the Lamb

    Performer: Iain Farrington. Choir: Choir of St John’s College, Cambridge. Conductor: Christopher Robinson.
    • Britten: Rejoice The Lamb, Hymn to St. Cecilia: Choir of St John's College, Camb.
    • Naxos.
    • 1.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Keyboard Concerto No 7 in G minor, BWV 1058

    Performer: Christophe Rousset. Orchestra: Academy of Ancient Music.
    • J.S. Bach The Complete Harpsichord Concertos.
    • Decca.
    • 7.

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