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Sir Neville Marriner conducts Handel, Beethoven, Mendelssohn and Britten

Academy of St Martin in the Fields

Sir Neville Marriner conducts Handel, Beethoven, Mendelssohn and Britten Academy of St Martin in the Fields

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Neville Marriner's friendship with the harpsichordist and musicologist Robert Thruston Dart, forged during the war years, proved decisive in the history of British music. They formed both a violin and harpsichord duo and the Jacobean Ensemble, igniting audience interest in their programmes of early and modern chamber music.

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Program

  • Georg Friedrich Handel, Solomon, HWV 67
    • Arrival of the Queen of Sheba
  • Ludwig van Beethoven / Sir Neville Marriner, Grosse Fugue in B flat Major, Op. 133
  • Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Symphony No. 4 in A Major, Op. 90, "Italian"
    • 1. Allegro vivace
    • 2. Allegro
    • 3. Con moto moderato
    • 4. Saltarello : Presto
  • Benjamin Britten, Les Illuminations, Op. 18

Details

  • Directed by:
    • Rodney Greenberg
    • Robin Lough
    • Roy Tipping
  • Venue: Royal Albert Hall (London, Great Britain)
  • Production date: 2012
  • Recording date: 1974 (Haendel), 1975 (Beethoven), 1983 (Mendelssohn, Britten)
  • Duration: 1 h 25 min
  • Production: © BBC, under licence to International Classical Artists Ltd
  • Available version(s): EN

Casting

  • Anthony Rolfe Johnson | Tenor
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