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Thursday 17 April  

Live at the Concertgebouw - A striking Scandinavian symphony

On air: 4 June 2012 8:00 - 2 July 2012 8:00 (photo: Scandinavië)

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“…The disquieting world of Carl Nielsen’s Fifth symphony where several battles are being fought on a number of fronts. The most severe clash in this striking Scandinavian symphony is the moment when the side drum tries to overturn the traditional balance of power in the good old symphony orchestra. Hello and welcome live at the Concertgebouw for an exciting concert, I’m Hans Haffmans.
Apart from Beethoven’s fifth piano concerto, with the young Dutch pianist Hannes Minnaar as soloist, the program is dominated by Scandinavian masters: Nielsen, Sibelius and first of all Edvard Grieg… [RNW-host Hans Haffmans]

part 1

part 2

Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra / Damian Iorio
Hannes Minnaar, piano

Edvard Grieg: Peer Gynt Suite No. 1
Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 5 ‘Emperor’
Carl Nielsen: Symphony No. 5



J.T. Christopher 14 October 2012 - 4:34am / U.S.A.

Rnw Claasical has set a high bench mark in the presentation of classical music. Please thank Hans Haffmans your crew and staff for the many memorable musical presentations.Come back soon!

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