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NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchestra in Hamburg

The NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchestra performs Beethoven's Symphony No 3 in E flat, Britten's The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra and Mahler's Symphony No 3.

Closing a week of concerts from the NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchestra in Hamburg, Beethoven's Symphony No. 3 'Eroica', with its Chief Conductor, Thomas Hengelbrock at the helm. It's followed by Our Classical Century piece of the week: Benjamin Britten's The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra. And back in Hamburg again, the American conductor Alan Gilbert picks up the baton for Mahler's Symphony No. 3, with the Women of the Bavarian Radio Chorus accompanying the NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchestra.

Presented by Penny Gore.

2.00pm
Beethoven: Symphony No. 3 'Eroica' in E flat major, Op. 55

NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchestra
Thomas Hengelbrock, conductor

2.50pm / Our Classical Century
Britten: The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra

3.10pm
Mahler: Symphony No. 3

Women of the Bavarian Radio Chorus
NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchestra
Alan Gilbert, conductor

3 hours

Music Played

  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Symphony No. 3 'Eroica' in E flat major, Op. 55

    Orchestra: North German Radio Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Thomas Hengelbrock.
  • Benjamin Britten

    The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra

    Orchestra: North German Radio Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Alan Gilbert.
  • Gustav Mahler

    Symphony No. 3

    Orchestra: North German Radio Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Alan Gilbert.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Toccata and Fugue in D minor, BWV 565 orch Skrowaczewski

    Performer: Stephen Bryant. Orchestrator: Stanislaw Skrowaczewski. Conductor: Leonard Slatkin. Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra.
    • Bach: The Conductors' Transcriptions: BBC SO/Leonard Slatkin.
    • Chandos.
    • 1-2.

Broadcast

  • Fri 22 Feb 2019 14:00