Salzburg Festival 2015

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AO301Mozart And Bruckner From Salzburg20151102

Jonathan Swain this week presents performances recorded at this year's Salzburg Festival. Bruckner from the Vienna Philharmonic and Schoenberg from the Israel Philharmonic, both performed at the famous Festpielhaus. And all this week there is music by Mozart, the city's favourite son. And in Thursday's opera matinee, Piotr Beczala and Angela Gheorghiu star in Massenet's Werther.

Mozart

Symphony No. 40 in G minor, K. 550

Salzburg Mozarteum Orchestra, Ivor Bolton (conductor)

Ombra felice - Io ti lascio, recitative and aria, K. 255

Bejun Mehta (countertenor), Salzburg Mozarteum Orchestra, Ivor Bolton (conductor)

Schoenberg Verklärte Nacht, op. 4 (Transfigured Night)

Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, Zubin Mehta (conductor)

Bruckner Mass No. 3 in F minor, WAB 28

Dorothea Röschmann (soprano)

Karen Cargill (contralto)

Christian Elsner (tenor)

Franz-Josef Selig (bass)

Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, Yannick Nézet-Séguin (conductor).

AO301Mozart and Bruckner from Salzburg20151102

Jonathan Swain this week presents performances recorded at this year's Salzburg Festival. Bruckner from the Vienna Philharmonic and Schoenberg from the Israel Philharmonic, both performed at the famous Festpielhaus. And all this week there is music by Mozart, the city's favourite son. And in Thursday's opera matinee, Piotr Beczala and Angela Gheorghiu star in Massenet's Werther.

Mozart

Symphony No. 40 in G minor, K. 550

Salzburg Mozarteum Orchestra, Ivor Bolton (conductor)

Mozart

Ombra felice - Io ti lascio, recitative and aria, K. 255

Bejun Mehta (countertenor), Salzburg Mozarteum Orchestra, Ivor Bolton (conductor)

Schoenberg Verklärte Nacht, op. 4 (Transfigured Night)

Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, Zubin Mehta (conductor)

Bruckner Mass No. 3 in F minor, WAB 28

Dorothea Röschmann (soprano)

Karen Cargill (contralto)

Christian Elsner (tenor)

Franz-Josef Selig (bass)

Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, Yannick Nézet-Séguin (conductor).

AO30220151103

Jonathan Swain continues his exploration of this year's Salzburg Festival.

Mozart

Serenade 13 winds in B flat 'Gran partita' K.361

Salzburg Mozarteum Orchestra, Ivor Bolton (conductor)

Gluck

Pensa a serbarmi and Se il fulmine sospendi from Ezio

Bejun Nehta (countertenor), Salzburg Mozarteum Orchestra, Ivor Bolton (conductor)

Martinu

The Frescoes of Piero della Francesca (1956)

Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, Yannick Nézet-Séguin (conductor)

Mahler Symphony no 1 in D

ORF Radio Symphony Orchestra, Vienna, Cornelius Meister (conductor).

AO30220151103

Jonathan Swain continues his exploration of this year's Salzburg Festival.

Mozart

Serenade 13 winds in B flat 'Gran partita' K.361

Salzburg Mozarteum Orchestra, Ivor Bolton (conductor)

Gluck

Pensa a serbarmi and Se il fulmine sospendi from Ezio

Bejun Nehta (countertenor), Salzburg Mozarteum Orchestra, Ivor Bolton (conductor)

Martinu

The Frescoes of Piero della Francesca (1956)

Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, Yannick Nézet-Séguin (conductor)

Mahler Symphony no 1 in D

ORF Radio Symphony Orchestra, Vienna, Cornelius Meister (conductor).

AO30320151104

Jonathan Swain presents more performances from this year's Salzburg Festival.

Mozart Symphony No. 41 in C, K. 551 ('Jupiter')

Salzburg Mozarteum Orchestra, Andrés Orozco-Estrada (conductor)

Schubert Mass in A flat, D. 678

Anna Lucia Richter (soprano)

Katharina Magiera (contralto)

Julian Prégardien (tenor)

Hanno Müller-Brachmann (bass-baritone)

Salzburg Bach Chorus, Salzburg Mozarteum Orchestra, Andrés Orozco-Estrada (conductor).

AO30320151104

Jonathan Swain presents more performances from this year's Salzburg Festival.

Mozart Symphony No. 41 in C, K. 551 ('Jupiter')

Salzburg Mozarteum Orchestra, Andrés Orozco-Estrada (conductor)

Schubert Mass in A flat, D. 678

Anna Lucia Richter (soprano)

Katharina Magiera (contralto)

Julian Prégardien (tenor)

Hanno Müller-Brachmann (bass-baritone)

Salzburg Bach Chorus, Salzburg Mozarteum Orchestra, Andrés Orozco-Estrada (conductor).

AO30420151106

Jonathan Swain presents a last programme this week with a performance of Tchaikovsky's Pathetique from the Israel Philharmonic, visitors to this year's Salzburg Festival. Plus Mozart from Salzburg's resident chamber orchestra, the Salzburg Camerata.

Mozart

Serenade in D, K. 239 'Serenata notturna'

Salzburg Camerata, Pinchas Zukerman (director)

Violin Concerto No. 5 in A, K. 219

Tchaikovsky

Symphony No. 6 in B minor, op. 74 'Pathétique'

Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, Zubin Mehta (conductor)

Serenade for String Orchestra in C, op. 48

AO30420151106

Jonathan Swain presents a last programme this week with a performance of Tchaikovsky's Pathetique from the Israel Philharmonic, visitors to this year's Salzburg Festival. Plus Mozart from Salzburg's resident chamber orchestra, the Salzburg Camerata.

Mozart

Serenade in D, K. 239 'Serenata notturna'

Salzburg Camerata, Pinchas Zukerman (director)

Mozart

Violin Concerto No. 5 in A, K. 219

Salzburg Camerata, Pinchas Zukerman (director)

Tchaikovsky

Symphony No. 6 in B minor, op. 74 'Pathétique'

Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, Zubin Mehta (conductor)

Tchaikovsky

Serenade for String Orchestra in C, op. 48

Salzburg Camerata, Pinchas Zukerman (director).