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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

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1 hour, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Edvard Grieg

    Peer Gynt - suite no. 2 Op.55

    Orchestra: Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Gabriel Bebeselea.
  • Edvard Grieg

    Peer Gynt Suite No. 1, op. 46

    Orchestra: Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Gabriel Bebeselea.
  • George Enescu

    Strigoii [Ghosts] - oratorio

    Lyricist: Mihai Eminescu. Orchestrator: Sabin Pautza. Singer: Rodica Vica. Singer: Tiberius Simur. Singer: Bogdan Baciu. Singer: Alin Anca. Orchestra: Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Gabriel Bebeselea.
  • Elaine Agnew

    Glás

    Performer: Christopher Blake.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Cantata no. 80 BWV.80 (Ein Feste Burg ist unser Gott)

    Orchestrator: Leopold Stokowski. Orchestra: Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Mario Venzago.

Broadcast

  • Wednesday 14:00