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Santa Cecilia Orchestra and Antonio Pappano

Antonio Pappano conducts the Santa Cecilia Chorus and Orchestra in works by Bruckner and Mahler.

In the opening concert of the 2020/21 Symphonic Season of the Santa Cecilia Academy in Rome, Antonio Pappano conducts two very different vocal works.

Bruckner's uplifting Te Deum is cast on the biggest scale and, with four soloists and large choir, ends in a blaze of glory. Mahler's "Song of the Earth" sets translations of ancient Chinese poems, some bawdy, some delicate and concludes with a farewell to life which never fails to move.

In the interval, Pappano proves his versatility as a musician, partnering cellist and fellow conductor Luigi Piovano from the piano in a sonata by Brahms.

Presented by Fiona Talkington

7.30pm
Anton Bruckner
Te Deum
Donika Mataj, soprano
Daniela Salvo, contralto
Anselmo Fabiani, tenor
Antonio Vincenzo Serra, bass
Santa Cecilia Chorus & Orchestra
Antonio Pappano, conductor

7.55pm Interval
Johannes Brahms
Sonata in E minor, Op.38
Luigi Piovano, cello
Antonio Pappano, piano

8.20pm
Gustav Mahler
Das Lied von der Erde
Gerhild Romberger, mezzo-soprano
Clay Hilley, tenor
Santa Cecilia Orchestra
Antonio Pappano, conductor

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Mon 8 Feb 2021 19:30

Music Played

  • Anton Bruckner

    Te Deum in C Major

    Orchestra: Santa Cecilia Orchestra. Singer: Donika Mataj. Singer: Daniela Salvo. Singer: Anselmo Fabiani. Singer: Antonio Vincenzo Serra. Conductor: Sir Antonio Pappano. Choir: Academy Of Santa Cecilia Rome Chorus.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Sonata No. 1 In E Minor Op.38 For Cello And Piano

    Performer: Luigi Piovano. Performer: Sir Antonio Pappano.
    • Brahms: Two Sonatas for cello and piano.
    • Linn.
    • 1.
  • Gustav Mahler

    Das Lied von der Erde

    Singer: Gerhild Romberger. Singer: Clay Hilley. Orchestra: Santa Cecilia Orchestra. Conductor: Sir Antonio Pappano.
  • Gustav Mahler

    Piano Quartet in A minor

    Performer: Nicola Benedetti. Performer: Tom Dunn. Performer: Leonard Elschenbroich. Performer: Alexei Grynyuk.
    • Decca.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Choral Fantasy, Op 80

    Performer: Rudolf Serkin. Orchestra: Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra. Choir: Bavarian Radio Symphony Choir. Conductor: Rafael Kubelík.
    • Orfeo.

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