Prankster, Adventurer and Rogue
Mirga Grazinyte-Tyla and the CBSO with a programme conjuring the stories, myths and landscape of the north, including music from Grieg’s Peer Gynt. Presented by Tom Redmond.
Live from Symphony Hall, Birmingham, Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla and the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra and Chorus present music given as part of their ‘Baltic Way’ season, including a comprehensive selection of music by Grieg written for Ibsen’s folklore inspired story of Norwegian “prankster, adventurer and rogue” - Peer Gynt.
Presented by Tom Redmond.
Esa-Pekka Salonen: Dona Nobis Pacem
Rautavaara: Cantus Articus: Concerto for Birds and Orchestra
Sibelius: Rakastava (The Lover) unaccompanied choral version.
Sibelius: En Saga
A selection of folk tunes from Hardanger arranged for piano by Geirr Tveitt:
Welcome with Honour;
The Song Ends Just in Time;
Welcome to the Bridal Farm;
The Crown Bride;
The Spoiled Bridal Drink;
The most beautiful song on the earth
(Havard Gimse - piano)
Grieg: Peer Gynt (Incidental Music)
Act 1 Prelude: At the Wedding
Act 2 Prelude: The Abduction of the Bride
In the Hall of the Mountain King
Act 3 The Death of Åse
Act 4 Morning
Act 5 Prelude: Peer Gynt’s Homecoming
Solveig’s Cradle Song
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
CBSO Youth Chorus
Klara Ek (soprano)
Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla (conductor)