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Details

Royal Albert Hall
Kensington Gore
London
SW7 2AP
England


Programme

Carl NielsenOverture 'Helios'
Johannes BrahmsViolin Concerto in D major, Op.77
~ Interval ~
Carl NielsenThree Motets
Carl NielsenHymnus amoris
Carl NielsenSymphony no.2, 'The Four Temperaments'

Performers

Fabio Luisi – conductor
Nikolaj Znaider – violin
Anna Lucia Richter – soprano
David Danholt – tenor

Danish National Symphony Orchestra
Danish National Concert Choir
Choristers of Winchester Cathedral

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Programme Note

Continuing our celebration of Nielsen’s 150th anniversary, his Second Symphony is an exercise in contrasting moods and textures - the ‘Temperaments’ of the subtitle are the Humours of Greco-Roman medicine: Choleric, Phlegmatic, Melancholic and Sanguine. Less familiar are Nielsen’s choral works - the swelling loveliness of Hymnus amoris, inspired by a Titian painting, and the Three Motets that pay homage to Renaissance polyphony. Completing the programme is Brahms’s warmly Romantic Violin Concerto, with Danish-Israeli Nikolaj Znaider.

Prom 46: Danish National Symphony Orchestra

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