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Performance on 3: Edinburgh International Festival


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A reconstruction of the epic concert held on 8 December 1808 at the Theater an der Wien which included the first performances of some of Beethoven's finest works, recorded at the Usher Hall in Edinburgh as part of last month's Edinburgh International Festival. Introduced by Sandy Burnett.

Janice Watson (soprano), Jane Irwin (mezzo), Toby Spence (tenor), Neal Davies (bass), Francois-Frederic Guy (piano) Royal Scottish National Orchestra, conductor Gunther Herbig

Beethoven: Symphony No 6 in F (Pastoral); Ah! Perfido, Op 65; Gloria (Mass in C);
Piano Concerto No 4 in G; Symphony No 5 in C minor; Sanctus (Mass in C);
Choral Fantasy in C minor, Op 80


Presenter: Sandy Burnett
Soprano: Janice Watson
Mezzo: Jane Irwin
Tenor: Toby Spence
Bass: Neal Davies
Pianist: Francois-Frederic Guy
Musicians: Royal Scottish National Orchestra
Conductor: Gunther Herbig

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