Lucerne And Verbier Festivals 2012

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AO30220130101

Louise Fryer presents highlights from the 2012 Lucerne and Verbier Festivals. Today's programme from these highly prestigious Swiss festivals features Leonidas Kavakos as soloist in Korngold's Violin Concerto, Yuja Wang in Rachmaninov's 2nd Piano Concerto and Bruckner's mighty Romantic Symphony in a performance by the Cleveland Orchestra.

2pm

Strauss: Overture - Die Fledermaus

Korngold: Violin Concerto in D

Leonidas Kavakos (violin)

Verbier Festival Orchestra

Manfred Honeck (conductor)

Barber: Adagio for Strings

Royal Concertgebouw

Mariss Jansons (conductor)

2.45pm

Bruckner: Symphony no.4 in E flat 'Romantic'

Cleveland Orchestra

Franz Welser-Möst (conductor)

3.50pm

Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto no. 2 in C minor

Yuja Wang (piano)

Yuri Temirkanov (conductor).

AO30320130102

Louise Fryer presents highlights from the 2012 Lucerne and Verbier Festivals. Today's programme includes Maria João Pires as soloist in Mozart's Piano Concerto no.20 with the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra under Bernard Haitink. Plus Sibelius's 1st Symphony from the St Louis Symphony conducted by David Robinson.

Presented by Louise Fryer.

2pm

Mozart: Piano Concerto no.20 in D minor, K.466

Maria João Pires (piano)

Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra

Bernard Haitink (conductor)

Ives: The Unanswered Question

St Louis Symphony

David Robertson (conductor)

2.35pm

Sibelius: Symphony no.1 in E minor

AO30420130103

Louise Fryer presents highlights from the 2012 Lucerne and Verbier Festivals. Today's programme includes Berg's Violin Concerto performed by Frank Peter Zimmermann, Schubert's Mass no.6 from the Swedish Radio Chorus, and Tchaikovsky's powerful 5th Symphony.

2pm

Ravel: La Valse

Berg: Violin Concerto

Frank Peter Zimmermann (violin)

Gustav Mahler Youth Orchestra

Daniele Gatti (conductor)

2.45pm

Schubert: Mass no.6 in E flat, D.950

Mari Eriksmoen (soprano)

Sara Mingardo (alto)

Andrew Staples (tenor)

Andrew Kennedy (tenor)

Franz-Josef Selig (bass)

Swedish Radio Chorus

Mahler Chamber Orchestra

Daniel Harding (conductor)

3.40pm

Tchaikovsky: Symphony 5 in E minor

Verbier Festival Orchestra

Charles Dutoit (conductor).

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Louise Fryer presents highlights from the 2012 Lucerne and Verbier Festivals. Today's programme includes Tchaikovsky ballet music from the Verbier Festival Orchestra, violinist Isabelle Faust and legendary conductor Claudio Abbado in Mozart and Andris Nelsons conducts Mahler's mighty Resurrection Symphony with the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra.

2pm

Tchaikovsky: Excerpts from Swan Lake

Verbier Festival Orchestra

Yuri Temirkanov (conductor)

2.35pm

Mozart: Violin Concerto no.5 in A, K.219

Isabelle Faust (violin)

Mozart Orchestra, Bologna

Claudio Abbado (conductor)

3pm

Mahler: Symphony no.2 in C minor 'Resurrection'

Lucy Crowe (soprano)

Mihoko Fujimura (alto)

City of Birmingham Symphony Chorus

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra

Andris Nelsons (conductor).