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Rachmaninov, Mussorgsky and Moeran from the RTE National Symphony Orchestra in Dublin

Music by Rachmaninov, Mussorgsky and Moeran performed in Dublin by the RTE National Symphony Orchestra.

A week of concerts performed by the RTE National Symphony Orchestra in Dublin draws to a close firstly with an all Russian programme conducted by Alexander Vedernikov and featuring Belarusian mezzo Oksana Volkova who sings Mussorgsky's Songs and Dances of Death.

We round the week off with the only completed symphony of E.J Moeran, who though English was of Irish extraction and was greatly influenced by Irish folk music.

2.00pm
Rachmaninov: The Isle of the Dead Op.29
Mussorgsky arr Shostakovich: Songs and Dances of Death
Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition
Oksana Volkova, mezzo
RTE National Symphony Orchestra
Alexander Vedernikov, conductor

3.20pm
E.J Moeran: Symphony in G minor
RTE National Symphony Orchestra
Timothy Henty, conductor

2 hours, 31 minutes

Music Played

  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    The Isle of the Dead Op.29

    Orchestra: RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Alexander Vedernikov.
  • Modest Mussorgsky

    Songs and dances of death, arr. Shostakovich

    Music Arranger: Dmitry Shostakovich. Singer: Oksana Volkova. Orchestra: RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra.
  • Modest Mussorgsky

    Pictures from an exhibition, orch. Ravel

    Orchestrator: Maurice Ravel. Orchestra: RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Alexander Vedernikov.
    • IERTE.
  • Richard Wagner

    Traume (Wesendonck Lieder)

    Performer: Jessye Norman. Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Colin Davis.
    • The Last Night Of The Proms.
    • Philips Classics.
    • 06.
  • Ernest John Moeran

    Symphony in G minor

    Orchestra: RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Timothy Henty.
    • IERTE.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Piano Concerto No 20 in D minor, K 466 (3rd mvt)

    Performer: Finghin Collins. Orchestra: RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra. Director: Finghin Collins.
    • Mozart: Piano Concertos Nos. 13, 20, 18, 22.
    • RTE.
    • 6.

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