RCO: Nelsons conducts Beethoven and Skryabin


Andris Nelsons is leading the Concertgebouworkest in a programme dedicated to the intriguing mythological figure of Prometheus. He is conducting "Prométhée, le poème du feu", a large-scale symphonic poem by Skrjabin scored not just for symphony orchestra, but also for piano and chorus, while a light organ provides colours to accompany the music. In the only ballet Beethoven ever wrote, "Die Geschöpfe des Prometheus", Prometheus imparts art and civilisation to mankind. The conflict between the masses and a leader forms the basis of Brett Dean’s trumpet concerto "Dramatis personae", which culminates in an exciting dialogue between soloist Håkan Hardenberger and the Concertgebouworkest. PROGRAM Beethoven: Die Geschöpfe des Prometheus; Skrjabin: Prométhée, le poème du feu; Dean: Dramatis personae

Additional Info

  • No: A865500590000
  • Composer: L.v. Beethoven, Alexander Skrjabin, Brett Dean
  • Conductor: Andris Nelsons
  • Orchestra: Concertgebouworkest; Netherlands Radio Choir
  • Artists: Håkan Hardenberger, Pierre-Laurent Aimard
  • Production year: 2020
  • Run time: 01:30:00
  • Producers: RCO, Unitel
  • Format: 4K
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