Afternoon Concert

Summer Festivals

Episode 5 Summer Festivals



To round off this week of performances from European summer festivals, a second trip to Finland for Schoenberg's epic cantata Gurrelieder, setting poems by the Danish writer Jens Peter Jacobsen set in the Gurre Castle in North Zealand. Plus, a return to the archive of the Martha Argerich Project for a concert given in Lugano in 2012. Maria João Pires is the soloist in Mozart's D minor piano concerto K466, with the Orchestra della Svizzera Italiana and conductor Alexander Vedernikov. Presented by Georgia Mann. 2.00 Schoenberg: Gurrelieder. Torsten Kerl (tenor: Waldemar), Katarina Karnéus (mezzo: Waldtaube), Emily Magee (soprano: Tove), Wolfgang Ablinger-Sperrhacke (tenor: Klaus Narr), Gidon Saks (bass-baritone: Peasant), Salome Kammer (narrator), Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra, Sinfonia Lahti, Helsinki Music Centre Chorus, Polytech Chorus, Spira Ensemble, conductor Susanna Mälkki. c.3.50pm Mozart: Piano Concerto No 20 in D minor, K466. Maria João Pires (piano), Orchestra della Svizzera Italiana, conductor Alexander Vedernikov.

Cast & Crew

Presenter Fiona Talkington