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Week of September 13, 2010

From the 2010 Summer Lucerne Music Festival
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Andris Nelsons, conductor
Martin Grubinger, percussion

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Program:
WAGNER: Prelude to Lohengrin
DORMAN: Frozen in Time
TCHAIKOVSKY: Symphony No. 6 (Pathetique)
PUCCINI: Intermezzo from Manon Lescaut, Act 3 -City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Andris Nelsons, conductor (encore)
SZYMANOWSKI: Symphony No. 3, Op. 27 -City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Simon Rattle, conductor (EMI 55121)


Description:
We've been back and forth across the English Channel this summer, between two of Europe's most prestigious festivals: the BBC Proms and Lucerne. Making the leap with us this time, and settling along the blue waters of Lake Lucerne, is a wonderful British band that has a very special touch with the music of the late Romantics.

Martin Grubinger performing Frozen in Time (scroll down to "Percussion Mania - das ganze Konzert". Starts at 45:50).



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Andris Nelsons

Martin Grubinger

Avner Dorman

Richard Wagner