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Celebrating last year's Verbier Festival in Switzerland

Jonathan Swain presents two of Tchaikovsky's best-loved works, along with a fascinating selection of baroque arias and concertos.

Jonathan Swain presents two of Tchaikovsky's best-loved works, along with a fascinating selection of baroque arias and concertos

In today's programme, Jonathan pairs Tchaikovsky's violin concerto and fourth symphony with little-known Glazunov, which contrasts with a selection of baroque music by Vivaldi, Mancini and Hasse

2.00 pm
Glazunov: 'From the Middle Ages', Op 79 (Prelude)
Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto in D, Op 35; Symphony No 4 in F minor, Op 36
Janine Jansen, violin
Verbier Festival Orchestra
Mikhail Pletnev, conductor

3.30 pm
Mancini: Sonata No 14 in G minor, for recorder, two violins, viola and continuo
Dieupart: Recorder Concerto in A minor
Opera arias by Fiore, Torri, Gasparini and Hasse
Nuria Rial, soprano
Maurice Steger, recorder
Basel Chamber Orchestra
Stefano Barneschi, conductor.

3 hours

Music Played

  • Alexander Glazunov

    From the middle ages [Iz srednikh vekov] - suite Op.79 i Prelude

    Orchestra: Verbier Festival Orchestra. Conductor: Mikhail Pletnev.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Concerto in D major Op.35 for violin and orchestra

    Performer: Janine Jansen. Orchestra: Verbier Festival Orchestra. Conductor: Mikhail Pletnev.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Symphony no. 4 in F minor Op.36

    Orchestra: Verbier Festival Orchestra. Conductor: Mikhail Pletnev.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    La Sena festeggiante - serenata RV.693 i Overture

    Orchestra: Kammerorchester Basel. Conductor: Stefano Barneschi.
  • Francesco Mancini

    Sonata no. 14 in G minor

    Performer: Maurice Steger. Orchestra: Kammerorchester Basel. Conductor: Stefano Barneschi.
  • Charles Dieupart

    Concerto in A minor for piccolo and orchestra

    Performer: Maurice Steger. Orchestra: Kammerorchester Basel. Conductor: Stefano Barneschi.

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