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On demand: Chabrier's Overture to the opera Gwendoline

Bergen Philharmonic OrchestraRecorded at Grieg Hall (Grieghallen), Bergen, Norway

Gwendoline is an opera in two acts and three scenes by French composer Emmanuel Chabrier. This grand romantic opera tells of the tragic love between Gwendoline, the daughter of a Saxon tribe chief, and Harald, a Danish pirate. Thrown together by the events, they quickly fall in love, but their relationship is doomed. 

Watch the Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra directed by Neeme Järvi play the overture to this tragic tale.

Filmed on 12 February 2015.

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