Rattle & LSO - Schoenberg Gurrelieder BBC Proms 2017

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Rattle & LSO - Schoenberg Gurrelieder BBC Proms 2017

Post by jserraglio » Sun Aug 20, 2017 10:12 am

Prom 46: Schoenberg - Gurrelieder London Symphony Orchestra's music director designate, Sir Simon Rattle conducts the LSO in Schoenberg's Gurrelieder at the Royal Albert Hall.

The audio is here:
https://www.bbc.co.uk/events/em9whn/pla ... v/b091w7fy

The BBC4 TV broadcast will be on Sept 3.

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Programme
Arnold Schoenberg

Gurrelieder(110 mins)

Performers
Eva-Maria Westbroek Tove
Simon O'Neill Waldemar
Karen Cargill Wood-Dove
Peter Hoare Klaus the Fool
Christopher Purves Peasant
Thomas Quasthoff Speaker

CBSO Chorus
Orfeó Català
London Symphony Chorus
London Symphony Orchestra
Sir Simon Rattle, conductor
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Re: Rattle & the LSO perform Schoenberg Gurrelieder BBC Proms 2017

Post by karlhenning » Sun Aug 20, 2017 10:35 am

Cool. A really great (in more senses than one) piece, even if the line "the only Schoenberg I like is Gurrelieder (or Verklärte Nacht)" has grown long in the tooth.

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Re: Rattle & LSO - Schoenberg Gurrelieder BBC Proms 2017

Post by maestrob » Sun Aug 20, 2017 11:54 am

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My favorite version is the above live recording by Voigt, Heppner and Levine in Munich, sadly no longer available here.

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Re: Rattle & LSO - Schoenberg Gurrelieder BBC Proms 2017

Post by jserraglio » Sun Aug 20, 2017 11:59 am

Levine in a choral work? Sign me up! Thanks! I have two live performances of this work from broadcast, iirc:

Schoenberg Gurrelieder Levine-CSO 1987
Schoenberg Gurrelieder Levine-BSO 2006 Tanglewood [Hunt-Lieberson]

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