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Big RNS Birthday Gala

The Royal Northern Sinfonia, conducted by Lars Vogt, celebrates its sixtieth anniversary by playing the music of Beethoven, Mozart, Haydn and more – recorded at the Sage Gateshead.

The Royal Northern Sinfonia, celebrates its sixtieth anniversary with a monumental concert from the Sage Gateshead – including music of, and inspired by, the 'First Viennese School', archive recordings, and a new commission by Errollyn Wallen.

Beethoven: Calm Sea and Prosperous Voyage
Fauré: Pavane
Mozart: Laudate Dominum
Mozart: Exsultate, Jubilate

FIRST INTERVAL

Poulenc: Concert champêtre
Prokofiev: Symphony No 1 in D Major, 'Classical'
Wallen: RNS Birthday Commission

SECOND INTERVAL

Haydn: Symphony No 6, ‘Le matin’
Brahms: Variations on a Theme by Haydn

Lars Vogt: Conductor
Mahan Esfahani: Harpsichord
Sarah Tynan: Soprano
Royal Northern Sinfonia
Chorus of Royal Northern Sinfonia

2 hours, 58 minutes

Music Played

  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Calm Sea and Prosperous Voyage, Op 112

    Ensemble: Royal Northern Sinfonia. Conductor: Lars Vogt.
  • Gabriel Fauré

    Pavane, Op 50

    Ensemble: Royal Northern Sinfonia. Conductor: Lars Vogt.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Laudate Dominum (Vesperae solennes de confessore, K.339)

    Performer: Sarah Tynan. Ensemble: Royal Northern Sinfonia. Conductor: Lars Vogt.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Exsultate, jubilate K.165

    Performer: Sarah Tynan. Ensemble: Royal Northern Sinfonia. Conductor: Lars Vogt.
  • Francis Poulenc

    Concert champêtre

    Performer: Mahan Esfahani. Ensemble: Royal Northern Sinfonia.
  • Henry Purcell

    Ground in C minor, Z.D221

    Performer: Mahan Esfahani.
  • Sergei Prokofiev

    Symphony No 1 in D Major, Op 25, 'Classical Symphony'

    Ensemble: Royal Northern Sinfonia. Conductor: Lars Vogt.
  • Errollyn Wallen

    Fondant

    Ensemble: Royal Northern Sinfonia. Conductor: Lars Vogt.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Symphony No 6, 'Le Matin'

    Ensemble: Royal Northern Sinfonia. Conductor: Lars Vogt.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Variations on a Theme by Haydn, Op 56

    Ensemble: Royal Northern Sinfonia. Conductor: Lars Vogt.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Music for the Royal Fireworks

    Ensemble: Royal Northern Sinfonia. Conductor: Lars Vogt.
  • Thomas Adès

    Overture and Waltz from Powder Her Face

    Performer: National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain. Performer: Paul Daniel.

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