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Festival time in Germany

Fiona Talkington introduces highlights from concerts around the world. This week, the focus is on Germany with music from the Ruhr Valley and Würzburg in Bavaria.

Fiona Talkington introduces highlights from concerts around the world. This week, the focus is on Germany with music from the Ruhr Valley Piano Festival and the Würzburg Mozart Festival in Bavaria.

Haydn: Overture 'L'Isola disabitata' (Sinfonia in G minor, HobIa:13)
Munich Chamber Orchestra
Clemens Schuldt (conductor)
Recorded earlier this year at the Mozart Festival, Würzburg 

Mozart: Piano Concerto No 24 in C minor, K491
Rafal Blechacz (piano)
WDR Symphony Orchestra
James Gaffigan (conductor)
Recorded earlier this year at the Ruhr Piano Festival

Mozart: Symphony No 40 in G minor, K550
Karajan Academy
Pablo Heras-Casado (conductor)
Recorded earlier this year at the Mozart Festival, Würzburg

Image credit: (c) Oliver Lang

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1 hour, 16 minutes

Music Played

  • Joseph Haydn

    L' Isola disabitata - azione teatrale in 2 acts H.28.9 i Overture

    Orchestra: Münchener Kammerorchester. Conductor: Clemens Schuldt.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Concerto No. 24 In C Minor K.491 For Piano And Orchestra

    Performer: Rafał Blechacz. Orchestra: WDR Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: James Gaffigan.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Symphony No. 40 In G Minor K.550

    Orchestra: Karajan Academy. Conductor: Pablo Heras‐Casado.
  • Henry Purcell

    Dido and Aeneas - opera in 3 acts Z.626 i Act 3, no.37; Thy hand, Belinda ii no.38; When I am laid in earth (Dido's lament)

    Singer: Jessye Norman. Orchestra: Münchner Rundfunkorchester. Conductor: Kurt Eichhorn.

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