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Philippe Herreweghe conducts the Orchestre des Champs-Elysées

Bruckner's Mass No 2 in E minor, with Collegium Vocale Gent, and his Symphony No 2 in C minor, recorded in the magnificent setting of St Bavo's Cathedral Ghent.

In the fourth of this week's highlights from around Europe, the Collegium Vocale Gent and the period instrument Orchestre des Champs-Elysées are conducted by their founder Philippe Herreweghe. This all-Bruckner programme recorded at the Ghent Festival in September in the magnificent setting of St Bavo's Cathedral pairs the devotional, heartfelt and masterly Mass in E minor with the rarely heard Symphony No. 2 which set the template for Bruckner's later symphonies.

Presented by Georgia Mann

Bruckner: Mass No. 2 in E minor

8.15pm Interval music (from CD)
Bruckner: Intermezzo in D minor
Fitzwilliam Quartet
James Boyd, viola

8.25pm
Bruckner: Symphony No. 2 in C minor
Collegium Vocale Gent
Orchestre des Champs-Elysées
Philippe Herreweghe (conductor)

Followed by:

Robert Laidlow and the Southampton Concert Wind Band
Making Music's Adopt a Composer scheme, in association with Sound and Music, paired composer and wind band to create a piece of music. The Southampton Concert Wind Band's Director of Music Calum Gray and principal clarinet Jackie Swann, along with composer Robert Laidlow discuss the creation and performance of the new piece Jumpcut/longshot.

James Banner and the Two Rivers Concert Band
In the second of tonight's Adopt A Composer features Les Goldman and Gunilla Friesendorp from the Two Rivers Concert Band in Yorkshire talk about the year they spent collaborating with their adopted composer, James Banner and listen to his work Concertino for Concert Band.

10 days left to listen

2 hours, 28 minutes

Music Played

  • Anton Bruckner

    Mass No. 2 In E Minor For Chorus And Wind Ensemble

    Orchestra: Orchestre des Champs‐Élysées. Conductor: Philippe Herreweghe. Choir: Collegium Vocale Gent.
  • Anton Bruckner

    Ave Maria For Chorus [a 7] [1861]

    Orchestra: Orchestre des Champs‐Élysées. Conductor: Philippe Herreweghe. Choir: Collegium Vocale Gent.
  • Anton Bruckner

    Intermezzo In D Minor For String Quintet

    Performer: James Boyd. Ensemble: Fitzwilliam String Quartet.
    • Bruckner: Quintet & Quartet.
    • Linn.
    • 5.
  • Anton Bruckner

    Symphony No. 2 In C Minor [all Versions]

    Orchestra: Orchestre des Champs‐Élysées. Conductor: Philippe Herreweghe.
  • Robert Laidlow

    Jumpcut/longshot

    Ensemble: Southampton Concert Wind Band. Conductor: Calum Gray.
  • James Banner

    Concertino for Concert Band

    Ensemble: Two Rivers Concert Band. Director: Mike O'Farrell.
  • Gustav Mahler

    Das irdische Leben (Des Knaben Wunderhorn)

    Performer: Gerold Huber. Singer: Christian Gerhaher.
    • Christian Gerhaher: Mahler Lieder.
    • RCA Red Seal.
    • 11.

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