The Berlin RSO in Enescu's oratorio Ghosts
Penny Gore introduces a performance of a major work by George Enescu, his oratorio Ghosts, reconstructed from a recently discovered manuscript lost in the First World War.
The Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra: George Enescu's oratorio Ghosts. Penny Gore introduces a performance of a major work by George Enescu, reconstructed from a recently rediscovered manuscript thought lost in the First World War. Enescu's tone poem is rooted in his lifelong admiration for the poet Mihai Eminescu. It's a Gothic fantasy based on Eminescu's poem, The Ghost, which features a king on horseback riding through the night, a magician and the corpse of a dead queen.
Grieg: Peer Gynt Suite No. 2, op. 55
Grieg: Peer Gynt Suite No. 1, op. 46
at approx 2.35pm
George Enescu: Strigoii (Ghosts), oratorio
reconstructed from the manuscript by Cornel Țăranu
Sabin Pautza, orchestration
Rodica Vica, soprano, The Queen
Tiberius Simur, tenor, Arald
Bogdan Baciu, baritone, The Magus
Alin Anca, bass, narrator
Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra
Gabriel Bebeselea, conductor
- Wednesday 14:00