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Mirga's Beethoven

Mirga Grazinyte-Tyla conducts the CBSO in a programme of Beethoven marking an anniversary for the composer and the start of the anniversary year for the orchestra itself.

Mirga Grazinyte-Tyla conducts the CBSO in a programme of Beethoven marking an anniversary for the composer and the start of the 100th anniversary year of the orchestra itself. The programme includes two of Beethoven's most life enhancing symphonies plus a new work by the South Korean born composer Unsuk Chin, commissioned to mark the CBSO's centenary. Presented by Ian Skelly.

Unsuk Chin: SPIRA - A Concerto for Orchestra (UK Premiere)
Beethoven: Symphony No 2

INTERVAL
During the interval Ian Skelly talks to Richard Bratby about his new book “Forward” marking the centenary of the CBSO.

Beethoven: Symphony No 4

Commissioned encores to mark the centenary of the orchestra:
Liam Taylor-West: Turning Points

CBSO
Mirga Grazinyte-Tyla (conductor)

14 days left to listen

2 hours, 28 minutes

Music Played

  • Unsuk Chin

    Spira, concerto for orchestra

    Orchestra: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Mirga Gražinytė‐Tyla.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Symphony No 2

    Orchestra: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Mirga Gražinytė‐Tyla.
  • Mikhail Ivanovich Glinka

    Russlan and Ludmilla (Overture)

    Orchestra: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: George Weldon.
    • COLUMBIA.
  • Thomas Adès

    Asyla: III Ecstasio

    Orchestra: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sir Simon Rattle.
    • Ades: Asyla.
    • Warner Classics.
    • 1.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Symphony No 4

    Orchestra: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Mirga Gražinytė‐Tyla.
  • Liam Taylor-West

    Turning Points

    Orchestra: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Mirga Gražinytė‐Tyla.
  • Gustav Mahler

    Das Lied von der Erde: 3. Von Der Jugend

    Singer: Jonas Kaufmann. Orchestra: Vienna Philharmonic. Conductor: Jonathan Nott.
    • Sony.
  • Dmitry Shostakovich

    String Quartet No. 9, Op 117

    Ensemble: Brodsky Quartet.
    • Shostakovich: Complete string quartets.
    • CHANDOS.

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