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Week of March 17, 2014

Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra
Mariss Jansons — Conductor

SymphonyCast 03/17/2014 (Hour 1)
SymphonyCast 03/17/2014 (Hour 2)

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LUTOSLAWSKI: Concerto for Orchestra

BARTOK: Concerto for Orchestra

BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 5
Otto Klemperer, conductor
The Klemperer legacy
EMI 66865

Music on a BIG scale. These two epic concertos are in some ways the ultimate expression of what this traditionally small-ensemble genre can be.

Joel MacDonald of Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada won this week's Encore Contest by correctly identifying the entr'acte between scenes 6 and 7 of Dmitri Shostakovich's Lady Macbeth of the Mtsensk District.

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Mariss Jansons
Mariss Jansons
Witold Lutoslawski
Witold Lutoslawski
Bela Bartok
Bela Bartok
Ludwig van Beethoven
Ludwig van Beethoven