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London Symphony Orchestra

Brahms & Szymanowski Symphony 5

BRAHMS: A German Requiem SZYMANOWSKI: Stabat Mater / Veni Creator Valery GERGIEV / conductor Sally MATTHEWS / soprano Ekaterina GUBANOVA / mezzo soprano Christopher MALTMAN / baritone Kostas SMORIGINAS / bass baritone Under the baton of its musical director, Valery Gergiev, the London Symphony Orchestra is accompanied by four solo singers as it performs Szymanowski’s Stabat Mater and Brahms’ German Requiem. Szymanowski’s Stabat Mater draws inspiration from the mediaeval poem on Christ’s mother in mourning, an emotion that found a deeply personal echo with Szymanowski as he consoled his sister after the death of her daughter. Brahms' German Requiem is a...

Sir John Eliot Gardiner conducts Mendelssohn

Sir John Eliot GARDINER / conductor Monteverdi Choir Ceri-Lyn Cissone / Titania Frankie Wakefield / Oberon Alexander Knox / Puck Jessica Cale / 1st fairy Sarah Denbee / 2nd fairy Charlotte Ashley / 3rd fairy Rebecca Hardwick / 4th fairy Program: MENDELSSOHN / Symphony N° 1 (London version) MENDELSSOHN / A Midsummer Night's Dream Sir John Eliot Gardiner conducts the LSO and the Monteverdi Choir in this concert to celebrate the 400th anniversary of the death of Shakespeare as part of an exploration of the finest music that was inspired by his writing. Composer Felix Mendelssohn takes the spotlight with performances of two of his works....

Sir Antonio Pappano conducts Janine Jansen

Recored 5 February 2017 at the Barbican Hall – London Sir Antonio Pappano / conductor Janine Jansen / violin Program JEAN SIBELIUS / The Oceanides LEONARD BERNSTEIN / Serenade CARL NIELSEN / Symphony No.4