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Composer: Brahms, Johannes (1833-1897)

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ViennaLondon Symphony Orchestra

Brahms, Dutilleux, Ravel
London Symphony Orchestra; Lionel Bringuier; Alina Ibragimova

PamplonaOrquesta Sinfónica de Navarra

Orquesta Sinfónica de Navarra
Weinberg, Walton, Brahms
Orquesta Sinfónica de Navarra; Jacek Kaspszyk; Isabel Villanueva

NottinghamThe Hallé with Karina Canellakis and Viviane Hagner (violin)

© Todd Rosenberg
Mendelssohn, Brahms, Beethoven
The Hallé; Karina Canellakis; Viviane Hagner

RomeBrahms, Bernstein

Brahms, Bernstein
Orchestra dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia; Sir Antonio Pappano; Coro dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia; Voci Bianche dell’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia; Kyung Wha Chung; Nadine Sierra

New York CityVienna Philharmonic Orchestra

© Adam Latham
Brahms
Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra; Gustavo Dudamel
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Goerne and Trifonov at the Konzerthaus

Daniil Trifonov © Dario Acosta | Deutsche Grammophon
Despite some fascinating, impressive and often beautiful moments, the consistent refusal to give the audience time to applaud, pause and digest what they had just heard turned the evening into a wash of death songs.
**111
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Sweet string sounds from the ACO

Richard Tognetti © Paul Henderson
In their Sydney season-opener, the ACO with guest players from ANAM deliver a thoroughly satisfying account of two 19th-century standards and introduce two new works to Australian audiences.
****1
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A long-lasting relationship at Carnegie Hall

Riccardo Muti and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra perform at Carnegie Hall © Todd Rosenberg Photography
Riccardo Muti brought a Verdian quality to Brahms’ Second Symphony, adding a certain Italian volatility and declamatory grandeur to the music.
****1
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Filarmonica della Scala soars in Brahms 2

Myung-whun Chung and Leonidas Kavakos © Silvia Lelli
With Chung on the podium, the Filarmonica played with a spontaneity that brought Brahms' restless music to life.
****1
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Dausgaard shows the wisdom of Seattle Symphony's choice

Thomas Dausgaard © Thomas Grondahl
If Principal Guest Conductor and Music Director Designate Thomas Dausgaard wore his array of conducting posts as a series of medals on the lapel of his tux, it would weigh him down considerably. 
***11
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List of works
4 Klavierstücke (Four Pieces for Piano), Op.11942 Deutsche Volkslieder, WoO336 Pieces for piano: Intermezzo in A minor, Op.118 no.16 Pieces for piano: Intermezzo in E flat minor, Op.118 no.6Abendständchen - Evening Serenade, Op.42 no.1Academic Festival Overture for large orchestra, Op.80Alte Liebe - Old Love , Op.72 no.1Alto Rhapsody for Alto, Male Chorus and Orchestra, Op.53Ballade for piano in B major, Op.10 no.4Cello Sonata in D major (transcription of Violin Sonata no. 1 in G major, Op.78)Cello Sonata no. 1 in E minor for Cello and Piano, Op.38Cello Sonata no. 2 in F major, Op.99Clarinet Quintet in B minor, Op.115Clarinet Trio in A minor, Op.114Clarinet sonata no.1 in F minor, Op.120 no.1Clarinet sonata no.2 in E flat major, Op.120 no.2Der Abend - The Evening , Op.64 no.2Der Tod, das ist die kühle Nacht, (Death is the Cool Night), Op.96 no.1Die schöne Magelone, Romances for voice and piano, Op.33Double Concerto in A minor for Violin, Cello and Orchestra, Op.102Eight Piano Pieces, (Klavierstücke) Op.76Ein Deutsches Requiem - A German Requiem, Op.45Es schauen die Blumen (Flowers Look), Op.96 no.3F-A-E Sonata: scherzo in C minorFAE Sonata: III. ScherzoFest- und Gedenksprüche (Festive and Commemorative Pieces), Op.109Four Serious Songs (Vier Ernste Gesänge), Op.121Geistliches Lied (Spiritual Song), Op.30Gestillte Sehnsucht - Satisfied Longing , Op.91 no.1Heimweh III - Homesickness III , Op.63 no.9Herzliebster Jesu, was hast du verbrochen, Op.122 no.2Hungarian Dance no. 2 in D minorHungarian Dance no. 5 in F sharp minorHungarian Dance no. 7 in A majorHungarian Dances, arranged for orchestraHungarian Dances, for piano, WoO 1Im Herbst - In Autumn , Op.104 no.5Initials R.B.M.EIntermezzo in B flat minor, Op.117 no.2Intermezzo in C sharp minor, Op.117 no.3Intermezzo in E flat major, Op.117 no.1Intermezzos op. 76Intermezzos, op. 119Liebe und Frühling II - Love and Spring II , Op.3 no.3Liebeslieder-Walzer, Op. 52Meerfahrt, Op.96 no.4Meine liebe ist grün, Op.63 no.5Missa Canonica in C Major for Four- to Six-part mixed Chorus a cappella ,Mondenschein - Moonlight , Op.85 no.2Nachtwache I - Night Watch I , Op.104 no.1Nachtwache II - Night Watch II , Op.104 no.2New Liebeslieder Waltzes for Four Voices and Piano Four Hands,Nine Songs for Voice and Piano, Op.32Nänie for Chorus and Orchestra (Harp ad libitum), Op.82Piano Concerto no. 1 in D minor, Op.15Piano Concerto no. 2 in B flat major, Op.83Piano Quartet no. 1 in G minor, Op.25Piano Quartet no. 1, arranged for orchestra by SchoenbergPiano Quartet no. 2 in A major, Op.26Piano Quartet no. 3 in C minor, Op.60Piano Quintet in F minor, Op.34Piano Sonata no. 1 in C major, Op.1Piano Sonata no. 2 in F sharp minor, Op.2Piano Sonata no. 3 in F minor, Op.5Piano Trio in A major,Piano Trio no. 1 in B major, Op.8Piano Trio no. 2 in C major, Op.87Piano Trio no. 3 in C minor, Op.101Rinaldo (Cantata) for Tenor, Male Chorus and Orchestra, Op.50Schaffe in mir, Gott, ein rein Herz - Create in Me, God, a Pure Heart , Op.29 no.2Scherzo in E flat minor for Piano, Op.4Schicksalslied: Song of Destiny for Chorus and Orchestra, Op.54Serenade no. 1 in D major for Large Orchestra, Op.11Serenade no. 2 in A major for Small Orchestra, Op.16Seven Fantasies for Piano, Op.116Sieben Marienlieder - Seven Songs of the Virgin for mixed Chorus a cappella , Op.22Six Piano Pieces, Op.118Sommerabend - Summer Evening , Op.85 no.1St Anthony VariationsString Quartet in A minor, Op.51 no.2String Quartet in C minor, Op.51 no.1String Quartet no. 3 in B flat major, Op.67String Quintet no. 1 in F major, Op.88String Quintet no. 2 in G major, Op.111String Sextet no. 1 in B flat major for 2 Violins, 2 Violas, and 2 Celli, Op.18String Sextet no. 2 in G major for 2 Violins, 2 Violas, and 2 Celli, Op.36Symphony no. 1 in C minor, Op.68Symphony no. 2 in D major, Op.73Symphony no. 3 in F major, Op.90Symphony no. 3 in F major, Op.90: Poco allegrettoSymphony no. 4 in E minor, Op.98Theme and Variations in D minor for Piano, Op.18bThree Intermezzi for Piano, Op.117Tragische Ouverture - Tragic Overture for Orchestra, Op.81Trio in E flat major for Horn (or Cello or Viola), Violin and Piano, Op.40Two Gigues for Piano ,Two Rhapsodies for Piano, Op.79Two Songs for Alto Voice, Viola and Piano , Op.91Two String Quartets - no. 1 in C minor, no. 2 in A major, Op.51Ungarische Tänze: AuswahlVariations and Fugue for Piano on a Theme by Handel, Op.24Variations on a Theme by Haydn in B flat major, Op.56aVariations on a Theme by Paganini, Op.35Variations on a theme by Haydn in B flat major for two pianos, Op.56bVerzagen - Despondency , Op.72 no.4Vier Gesange, Op.17Vier ernste Gesänge: Ich wandte mich, und sahe an alle, Op.121 no.2Vineta - Vineta , Op.42 no.2Viola Sonata in E flat major, Op.120 no.2Viola Sonata in F minor, Op.120 no.1Violin Concerto in D major, Op.77Violin Sonata no. 1 in G major, Op.78Violin Sonata no. 2 in A major, Op.100Violin Sonata no. 3 in D minor, Op.108Von ewiger Liebe - Of Everlasting Love , Op.43 no.1Warum ist das Licht gegeben dem Mühseligen, Op.74 no.1