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Bernard Haitink conducts Beethoven's 1st and 9th symphonies

Chamber Orchestra of Europe, Netherlands Radio Choir

Bernard Haitink conducts Beethoven's 1st and 9th symphonies Chamber Orchestra of Europe, Netherlands Radio Choir

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The Chamber Orchestra of Europe completes this season its performances of the complete Beethoven symphonies, under Bernard Haitink's baton. A fascinating and exciting experience, synthetizing two musical analyses.

On the one hand, the version of the Chamber Orchestra of Europe (COE), whose complete Beethoven symphonies recorded with Nikolaus Harnoncourt were acclaimed worldwide. The orchestra did not forget that brand new version they imagined, featuring only a few musicians. Their approach got the scores rid off many clichés.

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Program

  • Ludwig van Beethoven, Symphony No. 1 in C Major, Op. 21
    • 1. Adagio molto – Allegro con brio
    • 2. Andante cantabile con moto
    • 3. Menuetto : Allegro molto e vicace – Trio
    • 4. Adagio – Allegro molto e vivace
  • Ludwig van Beethoven, Symphony No. 9 in D Minor, Op. 125
    • 1. Allegro ma non troppo
    • 2. Molto vivace
    • 3. Adagio molto e cantabile
    • 4. Presto

Details

  • Directed by: Isabelle Soulard
  • Venue: Salle Pleyel (Paris, France)
  • Broadcast date: March 5, 2012, 8 p.m.
  • Production date: 2012

Casting

  • Bernard Haitink | Conductor
  • Jessica Rivera | Soprano
  • Karen Cargill | Mezzo-soprano
  • Roberto Sacca | Tenor
  • Hanno Müller-Brachmann | Bass baritone

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