Carl Nielsen

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Celebrating the Wind Music of Carl Nielsen

An exploration of the wind music – concertos and chamber music – of Carl Nielsen.

A look at Carl Nielsen’s Maskarade

An exploration of Nielsen's Maskarade – rarely performed, but Denmark's national opera. 
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Happy 150th Birthday, Carl Nielsen!

Denmark’s favourite musical son, Carl Nielsen, celebrates his 150th birthday today. In this playlist, you'll find some of his greatest music in excellent performances.

Sibelius and Nielsen 150: Anniversary Composers

In 2015, we mark the 150th anniversaries of both Jean Sibelius and Carl Nielsen. This month, we are publishing articles about different aspects of their lives and their music.
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BergenGardner and Augestad

Wagner, Hellstenius, Nielsen
Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra; Edward Gardner; Tora Augestad

MontrealStéphane Tétreault : cello and hope

Nielsen, Barber, Beethoven
Orchestre Métropolitain; Tania Miller; Stéphane Tétreault

MontrealStéphane Tétreault : cello and hope

Nielsen, Barber, Beethoven
Orchestre Métropolitain; Tania Miller; Stéphane Tétreault
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Mexicans impress in Dublin

An enjoyable concert of Nights in the Gardens of Spain, Ravel's Piano concerto for the Left Hand and Nielsen's Symphony no. 5 by the Mexican duo Carlos Prieto and Jorge Osorio. 
***11
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RSPO in blazing form at the Proms

An eclectic programme from this Swedish orchestra which gave sharply defined performances in repertoire that, at first glance, had seemingly little in common.
*****
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Return to the harem: Ravel's Shéhérazade in Paris

With barely time for coffee and baklava after the Orchestre Pasdeloup's Arabian matinee, I stepped boldly back into the harem for a rendezvous with the Orchestre National du Capitole de Toulouse. 
*****
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