RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra 2011-2012 Season:

Friday 25 May | LISTEN BACK
Love and War

TCHAIKOVSKY Swan Lake (excerpts) [20']
DEIRDRE GRIBBIN The Binding of the Years [c. 25'] (RTÉ commission: world première)
JANÁCEK Sinfonietta [25']
TCHAIKOVSKY 1812 Overture, Op. 49 [16']

Finghin Collins piano
Alan Buribayev conductor

Friday 18 May | LISTEN BACK
Nijinsky's Ghost

DEBUSSY Prélude à L'Aprés-midi d'un faune [10']
POULENC Concerto for Two Pianos in D minor [20']
DEBUSSY Jeux [17']
RAVEL Daphnis et Chloé, Suite No. 2 [18']

Jean-Efflam Bavouzet piano
Andrea Bavouzet piano
Pascal Rophé conductor

Friday 11 May| LISTEN BACK
Fiery Furnace
Incantations [23']
SHOSTAKOVICH Symphony No. 8 in C minor, Op. 65 [61']

Colin Currie percussion
Hannu Lintu conductor

Friday 4 May | LISTEN BACK
Don't Look Back

PROKOFIEV Piano Concerto No. 3 in C, Op. 26 [27']
MAHLER Symphony No. 4 in G [54']

Alexej Gorlatch piano
(Winner of the 2009 Dublin International Piano Competition)
Elizabeth Watts soprano
Patrik Ringborg conductor

Friday 27 April | LISTEN BACK
From Bohemia's Woods and Fields

ZAMORA Sikuris [9']
BRAHMS Violin Concerto in D, Op. 77 [38']
DVORÁK Symphony No. 8 in G, Op. 88 [34']

Augustin Hadelich violin
Miguel Harth-Bedoya conductor

Friday 20 April | LISTEN BACK
Ode to Autumn
Cello Concerto in E minor, Op. 85 [30']
BRAHMS A German Requiem, Op. 45 [68']

Gautier Capuçon cello
Mhairi Lawson soprano
Benedict Nelson baritone
RTÉ Philharmonic Choir (chorus master Jeremy Haneman)
Paul McCreesh conductor

Friday 30 March | LISTEN BACK
Orchestral Manoeuvres

MATTHIAS PINTSCHER Towards Osiris [20'] (Irish première)
RAVEL Piano Concerto in G [23']
LUTOSLAWSKI Concerto for Orchestra [28']

Angela Hewitt piano
Hannu Lintu conductor

Friday 16 March | LISTEN BACK
Horn Calls

WAGNER Siegfried's Rhine Journey from Götterdämmerung [10']
R. STRAUSS Horn Concerto No. 1 in E flat, Op. 11 [20']
BRUCKNER Symphony No. 7 in E [64']

Cormac Ó hAodáin french horn
Roberto Minczuk conductor

Friday 9 March | LISTEN BACK
The Three Wonders

RIMSKY-KORSAKOV The Three Wonders from The Tale of Tsar Saltan Suite, Op. 57 [7']
PROKOFIEV Sinfonia Concertante for cello and orchestra, Op. 125 [37']
TCHAIKOVSKY Symphony No. 5 in E minor, Op. 64 [50']

Natalia Gutman cello
Alan Buribayev conductor

Friday 2 March | LISTEN BACK
Playing As One

R. STRAUSS Don Juan, Op. 20 [17']
MOZART Violin Concerto No. 4 in D, K218 [26']
MOZART Sinfonia Concertante in E flat for violin and viola, K364 [30']
R. STRAUSS Reisefieber and Walzerszene from Intermezzo [12']

Baiba Skride violin
Maxim Rysanov viola
Julian Kuerti conductor

Friday 24 February | LISTEN BACK
The Fiery Angel

GRIEG Norwegian Dances, Op. 35 [17']
DELIUS Concerto for Violin and Cello [20']
PROKOFIEV Symphony No. 3 in C minor, Op. 44 'Fiery Angel' [34']
WILD CARD A surprise extra

Alan Smale violin
Martin Johnson cello
Alan Buribayev conductor

Friday 17 February | LISTEN BACK
I'll Sing You Something New...
Roman Carnival Overture [8']
DUTILLEUX Timbres, espace, mouvement [15']
BERLIOZ Symphonie fantastique, Op. 14 [49']

Pascal Rophé conductor

Friday 10 February | LISTEN BACK
The Food of Love
WAGNER Prelude and Liebestod from Tristan and Isolde [17']
WAGNER Siegfried Idyll [18']
DVORÁK Symphony No. 7 in D minor, Op. 70 [35']
WILD CARD A surprise extra

Andrew Grams

Friday 3 February |LISTEN BACK
Symphony No. 8 in F, Op. 93 [26']
SHOSTAKOVICH Symphony No. 7 in C, Op. 60 'Leningrad' [69']

Andrew Litton conductor

Friday 27 January | LISTEN BACK
Mozart and Salieri in Concert

RIMSKY-KORSAKOV Mozart and Salieri [43']
(A concert performance sung in Russian)
MOZART Requiem Mass in D minor, K626 [55']

Regina Nathan soprano
Anna Stephany alto
Paul McNamara tenor
Alexander Vinogradov bass
RTÉ Philharmonic Choir (chorus master Mark Hindley)
Alan Buribayev conductor

Friday 20 January | LISTEN BACK
Slonimsky's Earbox [14']
RONAN GUILFOYLE Hands Concerto for Electric Guitar and Orchestra [c. 20'] (RTÉ commission: world première)
SHOSTAKOVICH Suite for Jazz Orchestra No. 2 [24']
SHOSTAKOVICH Symphony No. 9 in E flat, Op. 70 [27']

Rick Peckham electric guitar
Scott Stroman conductor

Friday 13 January | LISTEN BACK
Forest Murmurs
WEBER Der Freischütz Overture [10']
BRAHMS Concerto for Violin and Cello in A minor, Op. 102 [32']
BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 6 in F, Op. 68 'Pastoral' [39']

Tasmin Little violin
Thomas Carroll cello
Gerhard Markson conductor

Sunday 1 January | LISTEN BACK
Vienna: City of Dreams
A popular programme of Strauss family favourites and operatic favourites
Tara Erraught mezzo-soprano
Marco Zambelli conductor

Thursday 22 December | LISTEN BACK
A Christmas Gala with Jessie Buckley

Jessie Buckley vocalist
David Arnold conductor
Gay Byrne RTÉ lyric fm, presenter

Wednesday 21 December | LISTEN BACK
RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra
in association with The John Murray Show, RTÉ Radio 1 presents The Three Sopranos Christmas Gala

Celine Byrne | Regina Nathan | Cara O'Sullivan
Risteárd Cooper narrator
John Finucane conductor
John Murray, RTÉ Radio 1, presenter

The Three Sopranos
Friday 2 December | LISTEN BACK
The Chopin of the North
GOLDMARK Im Frühling, Op. 36 [10']
GRIEG Piano Concerto in A minor, Op. 16 [30']
BRUCKNER Symphony No. 6 in A [54']

John O'Conor piano
Andreas Delfs conductor

Friday 11 November | LISTEN BACK HERE
All the World's a Stage
PROKOFIEV Symphony No. 2 in D minor, Op. 40 [36']
R. STRAUSS Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme, Op. 60 [50']
A semi-staged presentation
Monologue by Alan Buribayev (after Molière)

Alan Buribayev conductor
Arthur Riordan as Monsieur Jourdain

Friday 4 November | LISTEN BACK HERE
Russian Colours
KHACHATURIAN Violin Concerto in D minor [35']
TCHAIKOVSKY Symphony No. 6 in B minor, Op. 74 'Pathétique' [46']
WILD CARD A surprise extra

Elaine Clark violin
Matthias Bamert conductor
with 2011 Mentoring Scheme participants

Friday 28 October | LISTEN BACK HERE
Songs of Life and Love
SIBELIUS Symphony No. 3 in C, Op. 52 [29']
ZEMLINSKY Lyric Symphony, Op. 18 [48']

Amanda Roocroft soprano
Wolfgang Holzmair baritone
Hannu Lintu conductor

Friday 21 October | LISTEN BACK HERE
Napoleonic Pictures

BEETHOVEN Wellington's Victory, Op. 91 [16']
WEBER Clarinet Concerto No. 1 in F minor, Op. 73 [18']
WEBER Silvana Overture [5']
BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 7 in A, Op. 92 [37']

John Finucane clarinet/conductor

Friday 14 October | LISTEN BACK HERE
O Fortuna
STRAVINSKY Concerto for Piano and Winds [19']
ORFF Carmina Burana [65']
WILD CARD A surprise extra

Hugh Tinney piano
Ailish Tynan soprano
Roberto Gionfriddo tenor
James Oldfield baritone
RTÉ Cór na nÓg (choral director Mary Amond O'Brien)
RTÉ Philharmonic Choir (chorus master Jeremy Haneman)
Gerhard Markson conductor

Tuesday 11 October | LISTEN BACK HERE
Sunlight and Shadow
BRUCH Violin Concerto No. 1 in G minor, Op. 26 [24']
MAHLER Symphony No. 6 in A minor, 'Tragic' [79']

Catherine Leonard violin
Gavin Maloney conductor

Friday 7 October | LISTEN BACK HERE
Strings Aloud
HINDEMITH Trauermusik for viola and strings [6']
MOZART Symphony No. 35 in D major, K.385 'Haffner'
BEETHOVEN Violin Concerto in D, Op. 61 [42']

Julian Rachlin violin/viola/conductor

Friday 30 September | LISTEN BACK HERE
Sublime Mozart
Così fan tutte Overture, K588 [4']
Vado, ma dove? K583 [4']
Bella mia fiamma, K528 [8']
Symphony No. 26 in E flat, K184 [8']
Vorrei spiegarvi, oh Dio!, K418 [6']
Ah se in ciel, benigne stelle, K538 [7']
Piano Concerto No. 15 in B flat, K450 [25']
Ch'io mi scordi di te, K505 [7']
WILD CARD A surprise extra

Lenneke Ruiten soprano
Finghin Collins piano/director/ conductor

Friday 23 September | LISTEN BACK HERE
Fräulein Klarinette
STRAVINSKY Symphony in C
COPLAND Clarinet Concerto
ANDERS HILLBORG Clarinet Concerto: Peacock Tales (millennium version)
BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 5 in C minor, Op. 67

Martin Fröst clarinet
Hannu Lintu conductor

Friday 16 September | LISTEN BACK HERE
Symphony No. 1 in D, Op. 25 'Classical' [15']
SCRIABIN Prometheus: The Poem of Fire, Op. 60 [24']
STRAVINSKY The Firebird (complete) [45']

Alexander Toradze piano
Alan Buribayev conductor

Friday 9 September | LISTEN BACK HERE

MENDELSSOHN Piano Concerto No. 1 in G minor, Op. 25 [21']
MAHLER Symphony No. 5 in C sharp minor [68']

Gabriela Montero piano
Alan Buribayev conductor

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