Beethoven Fest in Bonn! Symphony No. 9, “Choral”

July 29, 2013

Tonight at 7:00 on the Evening Concert it’s the 5th of our “Beethoven Fest in Bonn” programs from Deutsche Welle Radio. Esa-Pekka Salonen conducts the Philharmonia Orchestra and Chorus plus a star-studded cast of vocal soloists in Beethoven’s 9th Symphony recorded in the Beethoven Hall, Bonn. Also on the program, Beethoven’s ‘Bagatelles” for piano solo. 

Monday July 29: Deutsche Welle Festival Concerts (Program #12-13)
“Beethoven Fest in Bonn #5”
BEETHOVEN: Bagatelles (11) for solo piano, Op. 119 (JinggeYan, piano)
BEETHOVEN: Bagatelles (6) for solo piano, Op. 126 (JinggeYan, piano)
GRUBINGER/SCHMITT: Ghanaia II for 5 percussionists (Martin Grubinger, Leonhard Schmidinger, Rainer Furthner, Louis Sanou, Heiko Jung, percussion)
BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 9 in D minor, Op. 125, “Choral”
Giselle Allen, soprano; Anne-Marie Owens, alto; Andrew Kennedy, tenor; James Rutherford, bass; West German Radio Chorus, Cologne & North German Radio Chorus; and the
Philharmonia Orchestra (London); Esa-Pekka Salonen, conductor

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