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Zemlinsky, Rachmaninov and Mozart from Prague

The best concerts from Europe and beyond, with Kate Molleson. Tonight we're in Prague with an orchestra established by the conductor Jiri Belohlavek, the Prague Philharmonia.

The best concerts from Europe and beyond, with Kate Molleson. Tonight we're in Prague with an orchestra established by the conductor Jiri Belohlavek, the Prague Philharmonia, and it is now establishing a great reputation worldwide. Since 2015 it has been led by its principle conductor Emmanuel Villaume.

Tonight's concert could be about 2 cities, Vienna and Prague, featuring works by Zemlinsky - forever associated with Vienna's musical experimentation of the early 1900's and Mozart's Prague symphony, first performed in 1787 in the one city in that always gave Mozart the warmest welcome. And in between, orchestra songs by Rachmaninov filled with nostalgia for a Russia he could only return to in song.

Zemlinsky
Sinfonietta, Op 23

Rachmaninov
Ne Poj, Krasavica, Op 4, No 4, Lilacs, Op 21, No 5, Zdes' khorosho, Op 21, No 7, Son, Op. 38, No 5
Dinara Alieva (soprano)

Berg
Lyric Suite for Strings (excerpts)

Mozart
Symphony No 38 in D major, K504, 'Prague'

Prague Philharmonia
Emmanuel Villaume

1 hour, 14 minutes

Music Played

  • Alexander von Zemlinsky

    Sinfonietta, Op.23

    Orchestra: Prague Philharmonia. Conductor: Emmanuel Villaume.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    Ne Poj, Krasavica

    Singer: Dinara Alleva. Orchestra: Prague Philharmonia. Conductor: Emmanuel Villaume.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    'Lilacs' from 12 songs, Op.21

    Singer: Dinara Alleva. Orchestra: Prague Philharmonia. Conductor: Emmanuel Villaume.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    'Zdes' khorosho' from 12 songs, Op.21

    Singer: Dinara Alleva. Orchestra: Prague Philharmonia. Conductor: Emmanuel Villaume.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    'Son' from 6 songs, op.38

    Singer: Dinara Alleva. Orchestra: Prague Philharmonia. Conductor: Emmanuel Villaume.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    'O, ne ridaj, moj Paolo' from Francesca da Rimini

    Singer: Dinara Alleva. Orchestra: Prague Philharmonia. Conductor: Emmanuel Villaume.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    'Old Man, Fearful Man' from Aleko

    Singer: Dinara Alleva. Orchestra: Prague Philharmonia. Conductor: Emmanuel Villaume.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Symphony no. 38 in D major ' Prague', K.504

    Orchestra: Prague Philharmonia. Conductor: Emmanuel Villaume.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Piano Trio 'Dumky' in E minor, Op 90 (Allegro)

    Ensemble: Trio Wanderer.
    • Dvořák: Piano Trios, Op. 65 & 90.
    • harmonia mundi.
    • 105.

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