Aedín Gormley's Sunday Matinée Sunday 18 February 2018
Hear two great works by Dmitri Shostakovich in our live concert - his Symphony No. 9 in E flat played by the Orchestre National de France conducted by Neeme Järvi, and the orchestra will be joined by pianist Simon Trpceski for the Shostakovich Piano Concerto No. 1 in C Minor. Aedín featured artist The Kronos Quartet, plays Barber’s Adagio for Strings and Vladimir Martynov’s The Beatitudes. (The Kronos Quartet - Photo Jay Blakesberg)
Our concert today features the choral music of Claudio Monteverdi performed by Collegium Vocale 1704, recorded at the National Forum of Music Wroclaw Poland with the Orchestra Collegium 1704 conducted by Vaclav Luks. Collegium 1704 (pictured) is a Czech early music orchestra and choir founded in 1991 by the Czech conductor, harpsichordist and horn player Václav Luks. Also this afternoon a selection of recordings from Aedín's featured artists, The Hallé Orchestra.