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Penny Gore closing this week of performances by German ensembles. Today, the period instrument ensemble The Frieburg Baroque Orchestra directed by Gottfried von der Goltz in repertoire by Haydn, his Symphony No. 70, and Mozart, including contredanses and opera arias as well as his Exsultate jubilate, with soprano Christiane Karg as soloist, finishing with the Symphony No. 38 in D, 'Prague'. Then Krzysztof Urba?ski conducts the SWR Symphony Orchestra, Stuttgart, in Beethoven's Coriolan overture and Symphony No. 1, but in between them, Weinberg's cello concerto in D minor, with Nicolas Altstaedt as soloist. The afternoon finishes as we welcome the Freiburg Baroque Orchestra again, joined by the choral ensemble Vox Luminis and soloists, for Heinrich Biber's Requiem in F minor, conducted by Lionel Meunier, who also sings the part of the bass. Haydn: Symphony No. 70 in D, Hob. I:70. Mozart: Five Contredanses, K. 609. Mozart: Lungi da te, mio bene, Sifare's aria from 'Mitridate, re di Ponto, K. 87 (Laceulle Gijs, horn). Mozart: Aer tranquillo e dì sereni, Aminta's aria from 'Il Re Pastore, K. 208'. Mozart: Exsultate, jubilate, K. 165. Mozart: Symphony No. 38 in D, K. 504 ('Prague'). Christiane Karg (soprano), Freiburg Baroque Orchestra, Gottfried von der Goltz. 3.00pm Beethoven: Coriolan, op. 62, overture. Weinberg: Cello Concerto in D minor, op. 43. Beethoven: Symphony No. 1 in C, op. 21. Nicolas Altstaedt (cello), SWR Symphony Orchestra, Stuttgart, Krzysztof Urba?ski (conductor). 3.55pm von Biber: Requiem in F minor. Vox Luminis. Freiburg Baroque Orchestra. Lionel Meunier, (conductor and bass).

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