Switzerland

Switzerland

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Summary

Katie Derham begins a week exploring the wide-ranging repertoire of two of Switzerland's most distinguished ensembles - the Orchestre de la Suisse Romande and Lausanne Chamber Orchestra. The recordings, made live in concert at some of the country's finest concert halls, begin with Mahler's Totenfeier, which became the first movement of his Second Symphony. Mahler: Totenfeier. Orchestre de la Suisse Romande, conductor Neeme Järvi. 2.25 Mozart: Horn Concerto No 2 in E flat, K417. Radek Baborák, Lausanne Chamber Orchestra, conductor Eivind Gullberg Jensen. Haydn: Symphony No 91 in E flat. Lausanne Chamber Orchestra, conductor Heinrich Schiff. 3.05 Arvo Pärt: Symphony No 3. Wagner: Wesendonck Lieder. 3.50 Sibelius: Symphony No 1, Op 39. Deborah Voigt (soprano), Orchestre de la Suisse Romande, conductor Neeme Järvi.

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Producer David Papp
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