Conducted by the American conductor and violinist Marin Alsop, the Orquestra Sinfônica do Estado de São Paulo (OSESP) (São Paulo State Symphony) performs Dvořák, Copland, Tower, Villa-Lobos, Ginastera and Lobo at the BBC Proms 2012. Soloist: Nelson Freire (piano). Recorded on August 15, 2012 at the Royal Albert Hall, London.
Conducted by Daniel Barenboim, the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra, a youth orchestra based in Seville, Spain, plays Ludwig van Beethoven’s Symphony No 9 in D minor, Op 125, also known as the “Choral”. Choir: National Youth Choir of Great Britain. Recorded during the BBC Proms 2012.
Conducted by Bernard Haitink, the Wiener Philharmoniker (Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra) plays Joseph Haydn’s Symphony No. 104 in D major (H. 1/104). Recorded during the BBC Proms 2012 in London. Bernard Haitink. It is Haydn’s last symphony, and the last of the twelve so-called London Symphonies, and is known (somewhat arbitrarily, given the existence of eleven …
Conducted by Daniel Barenboim, the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra performs Ludwig van Beethoven’s Symphony No. 4 in B-flat major, Op. 60. Recorded during the BBC PROMS 2012.