Beethoven's eighth symphony
April 16, 2008
One of the world's great orchestras offers a fascinating interpretation of Beethoven's penultimate symphony. Mariss Jansons leads the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra in concert at their home hall, the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam.
The Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra with conductor Mariss Jansons
"Bagel on the Malecon"
The Enso String Quartet
"Lovers Fleeing Through the Valley of Ecos" from "The Black Decameron"
Guitarist Sharon Isbin
"The Piano Puzzler"
This week's contestant is Susan Liebeskind from Atlanta
Ludwig van Beethoven:
Symphony No. 8 in F, Op. 93
The Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra with conductor Mariss Jansons
Manuel de Falla:
"Ritual Fire Dance"
The Montreal Symphony Orchestra with conductor Charles Dutoit
Impromptu from Eighteen Pieces for Piano, Op. 72
Pianist Irina Ivanitzkaya
Interlude from the cantata, "Sangen"
The HR Symphony Orchestra with conductor Paavo Jarvi
Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach:
Trio Sonata in B-flat, Wq 161:2
Prelude and Liebestod from "Tristan and Isolde"
The Montreal Symphony Orchestra with conductor Franz-Paul Decker