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Ravel, Shostakovich and Grieg from Germany and New Zealand

Highlights of concerts from two festivals in Germany, St Paul, Minnesota, and Wellington, New Zealand, care of the European Broadcasting Union. Introduced by Fiona Talkington.

Fiona Talkington introduces highlights of concerts from two festivals in Germany, St Paul Minnesota for a performance of Ravel’s String Quartet, and returns to New Zealand to hear the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra in Shostakovich’s deeply moving Symphony No 10, and Grieg’s Piano Concerto with soloist Simon Trpceski.

Joseph Haydn - Symphony no. 88 in G major H.1.88
SWR Symphony Orchestra, Stuttgart
Alessandro De Marchi (conductor)
Recorded at the 2019 Schwetzingen Festival, Germany

Maurice Ravel - String Quartet in F
Musicians of the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra
Maureen Nelson (violin)
Daria T. Adams (violin)
Maiya Papach (viola)
Richard Belcher (cello)
Recorded May 2019 in St. Paul, Minnesota, USA

Anonymous
Since sounding drums (Ireland, Vocal magazine 1798)
Highland battle (Caledonian pockt companion 1750)
Ilektra Platiopoulou, mezzo-soprano
The Curious Bards
Recorded at the 2019 RheinVokal Festival, Germany

Edvard Grieg - Piano Concerto in A minor, op. 16
Dmitri Shostakovich - Symphony No. 10 in E minor, op. 93
Simon Trpčeski (piano)
New Zealand Symphony Orchestra
Jaime Martín (conductor)
Recorded in Summer 2019 in Wellington, New Zealand

Producer Helen Garrison

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2 hours, 29 minutes

Music Played

  • Joseph Haydn

    Symphony No. 88 in G Major H.1.88

    Orchestra: Stuttgart Radio Symphony. Conductor: Alessandro De Marchi.
  • Maurice Ravel

    Quartet in F major

    Ensemble: Musicians of the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra.
  • Anonymous

    Three Scottish Melodies

    Ensemble: Curious Bards.
  • Edvard Grieg

    Concerto In A Minor Op.16 For Piano And Orchestra

    Performer: Simon Trpceski. Orchestra: New Zealand Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Jaime Martín.
  • Dmitry Shostakovich

    Symphony No.10 in E minor, Op.93

    Orchestra: New Zealand Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Jaime Martín.

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