Rachmaninoff’s “2nd Symphony” from Berlin on tonight’s “Evening Concert”.

March 19, 2020

Tonight at 7:00 on the “Evening Concert” on FM 90.9 it’s a Deutsche Welle Festival Concert recorded in the Cologne Philharmonie. Teodor Currentzis leads the SW German Radio Symphony Orchestra in Rachmaninoff’s “2nd Symphony”.  Also on the program, music by Shostakovich, Kourliandski , and Nevsky.

Thursday March 19: Deutsche Welle Festival Concerts (DWF 2019-12)

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Southwest German Radio Symphony Orchestra (1,2,4); Mahler Chamber Orchestra (3)
Conductor: Teodor Currentzis; Soloists: Alexander Melnikov, piano (3); Jeroen Berwaerts, trumpet (3)
(1) KOURLIANDSKI: Riot of Spring (15:32)
(2) NEVSKY: 18 Episodes for Orchestra (15:01)
(3) SHOSTAKOVICH: Concerto No. 1 for piano, trumpet and string orchestra, 2nd movement * (08:34)
(4) RACHMANINOV: Symphony No. 2 in E Minor, Op. 27 (1:01:50)

* On harmonia mundi HMC 902104
 Recorded by West German Radio (WDR) in the Cologne Philharmonie on May 17, 2019

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