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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BlythburghMixed Chamber Music Concert

Alwyn, Gregson, Pike, Carwithen, Mozart, Nielsen
Atéa Wind Quintet; Sara Trickey; Louise Williams; John Turner

El FerrolOrquesta Sinfónica de Galicia

Vázquez, Nielsen, Mussorgsky
Orquesta Sinfónica de Galicia; Pablo González; Iván Marín

La CoruñaOrquesta Sinfónica de Galicia

Vázquez, Nielsen, Mussorgsky
Orquesta Sinfónica de Galicia; Pablo González; Iván Marín
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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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Steinbacher delivers superb Beethoven in SF

Fabio Luisi and the DNSO did not disappoint audiences in San Francisco, presenting a captivating program of Beethoven, Strauss and Nielsen.
****1
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