Evening Concert

Schubert and Beethoven and Saint-Saens, Oh My!


Tonight at 7:00 on the Evening Concert on FM 90.9 the Hong Kong Sinfonietta plays Schubert’s “5th Symphony” in Leer, Germany on the “Deutsche Welle Festival Concerts”. Also on the program, Clara-Jumi Kang plays Beethoven’s F Major “Violin Romance” and Saint-Saens “Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso”.

Wednesday, March 21: Deutsche Welle Festival Concerts (DWF 17/18, No. 12)

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Hong Kong Sinfonietta; Christoph Poppen, conductor

*Clara-Jumi Kang, violin; **Juliane Banse, soprano;

Beethoven: Coriolan Overture in C Minor, op. 62;

*Romance in F Major for violin and orchestra, op. 50;

Saint-Saëns: *Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso in A Minor for violin and orchestra, op. 28

Bach: *Sonata No. 3 for violin, BWV 1005: Largo (encore)

[DWF fill: Bach: Violin concerto in E Major, BWV 1042; Bach-Collegium Stuttgart;   Helmuth Rilling; Christoph Poppen, violin; On CD hänssler-classic/Laudate 92.125]

[DWF fill: Mozart: Flute quartet in C Major, K. 285b; Christoph Poppen, violin; Emmanuel Pahud, flute; Hariolf Schlichtig, viola; Jean-Guihen Queyras, cello; On CD EMI Classics 556 829-2]

Beethoven: **"Abscheulicher, wo eilst du hin?" (Abominable one!  Where are you going?) Leonore 's aria from the opera "Fidelio, op. 72

Schubert: **"Die Forelle" (The Trout), D. 550, orchestrated by Benjamin Britten

**"Abendrot" (In the Red Dusk), D. 799, orchestrated by Max Reger

**"Der Erlkönig" (The Erl-King), D. 328, orchestrated by Hector Berlioz

Symphony No. 5 in B-flat Major, D. 485

Recorded by DeutschlandRadio Kultur, Berlin (DLR) in the Grand Church in Leer on June 18, 2017