Week of July 26, 2010
Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra
Yannick Nezet-Seguin, conductor
Andreas Scholl, countertenor
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HANDEL: Music for the Royal Fireworks
HANDEL: Arias from Giulio Cesare and Rodelinda
STRAVINSKY: Feu d’artifice
BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 7
HANDEL: Where'er you walk from Semele, HWV 58 -Andreas Scholl, Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, Sir Roger Norrington, conductor (London 466 196)
RIMSKY-KORSAKOV: Russian Easter Festival Overture, Op. 36 -David Zinmann, Rotterdam Philhaarmonic Orchestra (Philips 442 605)
The Canadian conductor Yannick Nezet-Seguin is one of those musicians whom players perform with and immediately ask to return. The Dutch even did better than that, as they recently asked him to return and stay on as chief conductor of the Rotterdam Philharmonic.
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