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Postcard from Zurich

Alan Gilbert conducts the Zurich Tonhalle Orchestra in Thomas Adès's Three Studies from Couperin, Beethoven's Piano Concerto No 4, with Inon Barnatan, and Nielsen's Symphony No 3.

Georgia Mann presents the second of four 2018/19 season highlights from around Europe. Tonight we celebrate Zurich's 150-year-old orchestral tradition with a concert from the Zurich Tonhalle Orchestra. This season American Alan Gilbert was one of the latest in the long list of distinguished international conductors to work with the orchestra, with a wide-ranging programme from Thomas Adès's 21st-century re-imaginings of courtly French 18th-century keyboard music, to Nielsen's life-affirming 1911 third symphony.

Thomas Adès: 3 Studies from Couperin
Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 4 in G major Op.58

8.25pm
Interval Music (from CD)
Nielsen: Wind Quintet, Op. 43 (FS 100): Tema con variazioni
James Galway (flute), Niels Thomsen (clarinet), Jens Tofte-Hansen (bassoon),
Björn Carl Nielsen (oboe), Björn Fosdal (horn)

8.40pm
Nielsen: Symphony No. 3 Op. 27 (Sinfonia espansiva)

Inon Barnatan (piano)
Christina Landshamer (soprano) & Benjamin Appl (baritone)
Zurich Tonhalle Orchestra
Alan Gilbert (conductor)

2 hours, 28 minutes

Last on

Tue 16 Jul 2019 19:30

Music Played

  • Thomas Adès

    3 Studies From Couperin For Chamber Orchestra

    Orchestra: Zurich Tonhalle Orchestra. Conductor: Alan Gilbert.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Concerto No. 4 In G Major Op.58 For Piano And Orchestra

    Performer: Inon Barnatan. Orchestra: Zurich Tonhalle Orchestra. Conductor: Alan Gilbert.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Rondo capriccioso in E major/minor Op.14 for piano

    Performer: Inon Barnatan.
  • Carl Nielsen

    Quintet Op.43 for wind i 4th movement; Tema con variazioni

    Performer: James Galway. Performer: Niels Thomsen. Performer: Jens Tofte-Hansen. Performer: Bjorn Carl Nielsen. Performer: Björn Fosdal.
    • JAMES GALWAY PLAYS NIELSEN.
    • RCA.
    • 6.
  • Carl Nielsen

    Symphony no. 3 Op.27 (Sinfonia espansiva)

    Orchestra: Zurich Tonhalle Orchestra. Conductor: Alan Gilbert. Singer: Christina Landshamer. Singer: Benjamin Appl.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    String Quartet No. 6 op. 80

    Ensemble: Calidore String Quartet.
    • Resilience.
    • Signum.
    • 009.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Variations concertantes, Op 17

    Performer: Roel Dieltiens. Performer: Frank Braley.
    • Mendelssohn: Variations concertantes etc: Dieltiens/Braley.
    • Harmonia Mundi.

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