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Dec 15 mat

Berwaldhallen, Stockholm

Beethoven & Beamish with Biss
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Beamish, Piano Concerto no. 3: City Stanzas
Beethoven, Piano Concerto no. 1 in C major, Op.15
Strauss R., Ein Heldenleben (A Hero's Life), Op.40
Omer Meir Wellber, Conductor
Jonathan Biss, Piano
Dec 15, 16 mat

Auditorio Nacional de Música, Madrid

Sinfónico 8: Muerte entre las flores I - Entre hermanos
Sinfónico 8: Muerte entre las flores I - Entre hermanos
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Schubert, Symphony no. 6 in C major, D.589
Britten, Violin Concerto, Op.15
Schubert, Symphony no. 9 in C major, "The Great", D.944
James Ehnes, Violin
Orquesta Nacional de España
Juanjo Mena, Conductor
Dec 15 mat

Rudolfinum: Dvořák Hall, Prague

Schubert, Mozart, Haydn
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Schubert, Overture in C major "in the Italian style", D.591
Mozart, Symphony no. 38 in D major, K504 "Prague”
Haydn, Symphony no. 101 in D major "The Clock"
Giovanni Antonini, Conductor
Dec 15

Hong Kong Cultural Centre: Concert Hall, Hong Kong

Long Yu | Scheherazade
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Guo Wenjing, Riding the Wind
Barber, Cello Concerto in A Minor, Op.22
Rimsky-Korsakov, Scheherazade, symphonic suite, Op.35
Alban Gerhardt, Cello
Long Yu, Conductor
Dec 15 mat, eve, 16 mat, mat

Bridgewater Hall, Manchester

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The Hallé - The Snowman
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Pickett, Dinosaurumpus, A romp for audience and symphony orchestra
Blake, The Snowman
Jonathon Heyward, Conductor
Padfield, Will, Presenter
Dec 15 mat, eve, 16 mat, eve

Harpa Concert Hall: Eldborg - Main Hall, Reykjavik

Christmas at the Symphony
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Þorbergs, The Christmas Cat
Viðar, Það á að gefa börnum brauð
Viðar, Jól Guðni Franzson Jólin koma
Works by Þórðarson
Kolbrún Völkudóttir, Actor
Valgerður Guðnadóttir, Soprano
Bernharður Wilkinson, Conductor
Reykjavík Girls' Choir
Litlu Sprotarnir Sign Language Choir
Iceland Ballet Academy
Reykjanes Music School Bell Choir
Dec 15, 16

Konzerthalle Bamberg: Joseph Keilberth Saal, Bamberg

Jakub Hrůša dirigiert Mahler
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Mahler, Symphony no. 3 in D minor
Jakub Hrůša, Conductor
Bernarda Fink, Mezzo-soprano
Czech Philharmonic Choir of Brno
Kinder des Bamberger Domchors
Dec 15, 16 mat

L'Auditori: Sala Pau Casals, Barcelona

La Décima de Shostakovich y Joshua Bell al violín
La Décima de Shostakovich y Joshua Bell al violín
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Rodríguez Valenzuela, Por determinar (Encargo SGAE, AEOS y OBC)
Dvořák, Violin Concerto in A minor, Op.53
Shostakovich, Symphony no. 10 in E minor, Op.93
Orquestra Simfònica de Barcelona i Nacional de Catalunya
Kazushi Ono, Conductor
Joshua Bell, Violin
Orquestra Simfònica de l'ESMUC
Dec 15, 16 mat

Opéra de Dijon, Dijon

B Minor Mass | J.S. Bach
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Bach, Mass in B minor, BWV232
Ana Quintans, Soprano
Marianne Beate Kielland, Mezzo-soprano
Paulin Bündgen, Countertenor
Valerio Contaldo, Tenor
Alain Buet, Bass
Chœur de chambre de Namur
Orchestre Cappella Mediterranea
Leonardo García Alarcón, Director
Dec 15
Daniel Barenboim – Beethoven
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Beethoven, Piano Sonata no. 1 in F minor, Op.2 no.1
Beethoven, Piano Sonata no. 18 in E flat major "Hunt", Op.31 no.3
Beethoven, Piano Sonata no. 29 in B flat major "Hammerklavier", Op.106
Daniel Barenboim, Piano
Dec 15, 20, 22, 27, 29

Die Residenz: Hofkapelle, Munich

Residenz Serenade
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Works by Bach
Works by Vivaldi
Works by Handel
Works by Mozart
Works by Beethoven
Munich Residenz Solisten
Sat 15 Dec at 16:00, 16:00 and 19:00

Stoller Hall, Manchester

A Christmas Carol
A Christmas Carol
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Brand, A Christmas Carol
Chester Philharmonic Orchestra
Stephen Threlfall, Conductor
Timothy West, Spoken word
Manchester Chamber Choir
Dec 15

Eastman Theatre: Kodak Hall, Rochester

Carmina Burana
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Bernstein, Chichester Psalms
Orff, Carmina Burana
Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra
Rochester Oratorio Society
Ward Stare, Conductor
Dec 15, 16 mat, 17

Konzerthaus: Großer Saal, Vienna

Weihnachtsoratorium
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Bach, Christmas Oratorio, BWV248
Philippe Jordan, Conductor
Julia Kleiter, Soprano
Wiebke Lehmkuhl, Contralto
Werner Güra, Tenor
Andrè Schuen, Baritone
Wiener Singakademie
Heinz Ferlesch, Choirmaster / chorus director
Vienna Symphony Orchestra
Dec 15 mat

Royal Northern College of Music: Theatre, Manchester

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RNCM Opera: Suor Angelica / Gianni Schicchi
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Puccini, Suor Angelica
Puccini, Gianni Schicchi
Royal Northern College of Music
Martin André, Conductor
Robert Chevara, Director
Nicolai Hart-Hansen, Set Designer, Costume Designer
RNCM Opera Ensemble
Sat 15 Dec at 11:00

Staatsoper: Mahlersaal, Vienna

Kammermusik der Wiener Philharmoniker 4
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Works by Mozart
Works by Zemlinsky
Works by Korngold
Kirill Kobantschenko, Violin
Katharina Engelbrecht, Violin
Christian Frohn, Viola
Tilman Kühn, Viola
Sebastian Bru, Cello
David Pennetzdorfer, Cello
Sat 15 Dec at 11:00

Prinzregententheater, Munich

Adventskonzert ATTACCA
Adventskonzert ATTACCA
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Shostakovich, Suite for Jazz Orchestra no. 1, Op.38a
Glazunov, Violin Concerto in A minor, Op.82
Prokofiev, Peter and the Wolf, Op.67
ATTACCA - Youth Orchestra of the Bayerische Staatsorchester
Allan Bergius, Conductor
Selma Spahiu, Violin
Frank Bloedhorn, Speaker
Sat 15 Dec at 13:30
Delius, A Village Romeo and Juliet (in concert)
Sir Mark Elder, Conductor
Marina Costa-Jackson, Vreli
Matthew Newlin, Sali (adult)
Tim Kuypers, Manz
Callum Thorpe, Marti
David Stout, The Dark Fiddler
Netherlands Radio Choir (Groot Omroepkoor)
Benjamin Goodson, Choirmaster / chorus director
Sat 15 Dec at 14:30

Coventry Cathedral, Coventry

Christmas Concert in aid of the nspcc (2.30pm)
Christmas Concert in aid of the nspcc (2.30pm)
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Jaguar Land Rover Band
Coventry Cathedral Chorus
Paul Leddington Wright, Conductor
Sat 15 Dec at 15:00

Sheffield City Hall: Irwin Mitchell Oval Hall, Sheffield

Christmas Concert with the Black Dyke Band and Sheffield Philharmonic Chorus
Christmas Concert with the Black Dyke Band and Sheffield Philharmonic Chorus
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The Black Dyke Band
Sheffield Philharmonic Chorus
Sat 15 Dec at 18:00

St Mary the Virgin, Primrose Hill, London

Chamber Music Christmas Concert
Shostakovich, Suite für Varieté-Orchester: Walzer Nr.2
Vivaldi, Il cimento dell'armonia e dell'inventione: Violin Concerto in G minor, Op.8 no. 2, RV 315 "L'estate" (Summer)
Saint-Saëns, Carnival of the Animals: The Swan
Rachmaninov, Vocalise, Op.34 no.14
Kreisler, Prelude and Allegro
Kreisler, Tambourin Chinois
Fauré, Pavane in F sharp minor, Op.50
Machado, Bossa Nova
Traditional Irish, Toss the feathers
Traditional Irish, Drowsy Magy
Bach, Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben, BWV147: Jesu bleibet meine Fruede (Jesu, joy of man's desiring)
Mozart, Serenade no. 13 in G major, "Eine kleine Nachtmusik", K525
Traditional, Ding, Dong, Merrily on High
Vicky Yuan-Labarre, Flute
Marie-Cécile Cahen, Violin
Tiago Gomes, Guitar
Irene Ortega, Cello
Sat 15 Dec at 18:00

Coventry Cathedral, Coventry

Christmas Concert in aid of the nspcc (6pm)
Christmas Concert in aid of the nspcc (6pm)
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Coventry & Warwickshire Youth Orchestra
Coventry Cathedral Chorus
Eastern Green Junior School
Paul Leddington Wright, Conductor
Sat 15 Dec at 19:00 and 19:00

Cathedral Sagrada Familia, Barcelona

Homenaje a Bernstein
Homenaje a Bernstein
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Barber, Adagio for strings, Op.11
Rutter, Gloria
Bernstein, Chichester Psalms
Bernstein, West Side Story: suite
Orquestra Simfònica Julià Carbonell de les Terres de Lleida
Xavier Puig, Conductor
Cor de l'Auditori Enric Granados de Lleida
Cor de Cambra Diputació de Girona
Sat 15 Dec at 19:30

Folkwang Universität der Künste, Essen

Gastkonzert
Haydn, Cello Concerto no. 2 in D major, Hob VIIb:2
Tchaikovsky, Violin Concerto in D major, Op.35
Mozart, Symphony no. 40 in G minor, K550
Yung-Yu Huang, Violin
Giancarlo De Lorenzo, Conductor
Sat 15 Dec at 19:30

St Ann's Church, Manchester

Chopin & Champagne by Candlelight | “Sonata No. 2”
Chopin & Champagne by Candlelight | “Sonata No. 2”
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Chopin, Nocturne no. 1 in B flat minor, Op.9 no.1
Chopin, Piano Sonata no. 2 in B flat minor 'Funeral March', Op.35
Chopin, Etude in F Minor, Etudes de la Méthode des Méthodes no. 1
Chopin, Etude in A flat Major, Etudes de la Méthode des Méthodes no. 2
Chopin, Etude in F Minor, Etudes de la Méthode des Méthodes no. 1
Chopin, Mazurka in C sharp minor, Op.30 no.4
Chopin, Nocturne no. 18 in E major, Op.62 no.2
Chopin, Scherzo no. 1 in B minor, Op.20
Warren Mailley-Smith, Piano
Sat 15 Dec at 19:30

Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, Glasgow

Søndergård Conducts The Nutcracker
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Prokofiev, Winter Bonfire, Op.122
Tchaikovsky, Variations on a Rococo Theme in A major, for cello and orchestra, Op.33
Tchaikovsky, The Nutcracker Suite, Op.71a: excerpts
Thomas Søndergård, Conductor
Johannes Moser, Cello
RSNO Junior Chorus
Sat 15 Dec at 19:30
National Youth Music Theatre, Musical Theatre Group
Sat 15 Dec at 19:30

St Peter's Church, Hammersmith, London

© Wikimedia Commons. Duccio di Buoninsegna (1255-1319), Nativity
Bach, Christmas Oratorio, BWV248: Jauchzet, frohlocket
Sweelinck, Hodie Christus natus est
Mendelssohn, Frohlocket, ihr Völker auf Eden, Op.79 no.1
Frances-Hoad, Good Day, Sir Christemas!
Haydn M, Viderunt Omnes
Poulenc, Hodie Christus natus est
McDowall, Gaude et Laetare
Bruckner, Virga jesse floruit, motet, WAB 52
Rutter, I Saw Three Ships
Holst, Personent Hodie
Praetorius, In dulci Jubilo
Praetorius, Puer natus est in Bethlehem, a12
Parry, Welcome, Yule!
Petros Singers
Richard Bannan, Director
Luke Bond, Organ
Sat 15 Dec at 19:30

Clifton Cathedral, Bristol

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Handel's : Messiah
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Handel, Messiah (Traditional Christmas Concert )
Bristol Choral Society
Bristol Ensemble
Sat 15 Dec at 19:30

Konzert Theater, Coesfeld

Gershwin | Copland | Shaw | Bernstein | Ellington
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Gershwin, An American in Paris
Copland, Clarinet Concerto
Shaw, Concerto for Clarinet and Band
Bernstein, On the Town: Three Dance Episodes
Ellington, Harlem
Staatsorchester Rheinische Philharmonie
Garry Walker, Conductor
Sharon Kam, Clarinet
Sat 15 Dec at 19:30

Dorchester Abbey, Dorchester-on-Thames

Handel Messiah
Handel Messiah
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Handel, Messiah (in new orchestration for wind)
John Lubbock, Conductor
Orchestra of St John's
Hannah Davey, Soprano
Charlotte Tetley, Mezzo-soprano
John Findon, Tenor
William Thomas, Bass
OSJ Voices
Sat 15 Dec at 20:00
Programme to be announced
Ray Chew, Director
Sat 15 Dec at 20:00

West Side Presbyterian Church, Ridgewood

Tuba Christmas
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Works by Mackey
Bernstein, Candide: Make our Garden Grow
Grainger, Colonial Song
Rimsky-Korsakov, Mlada: Procession of the Nobles
Anderson, Buglers' Holiday
Works by De Meij
Works by Wilder
New Jersey Wind Symphony
Sat 15 Dec at 20:00

St Michael's Kirche, Munich

Weihnachten mit OperaBrass
Weihnachten mit OperaBrass
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OperaBrass – Brass Players of the Bavarian State Opera
Frank Höndgen, Organ
Sat 15 Dec at 20:00

St Patrick's Cathedral, Dublin

Viennese Christmas by Candlelight
Viennese Christmas by Candlelight
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Strauss II, Die Fledermaus, Op.56: overture
Tchaikovsky, The Nutcracker Suite, Op.71a
Strauss II, Tritsch Tratsch Polka, Op.214
Tchaikovsky, Sleeping Beauty: waltz
Brahms, Hungarian Dance no. 5 in F sharp minor
Schubert, Rondo for violin and string orchestra in A major, D.438
Strauss II, An der schönen blauen Donau (The Blue Danube), Op.314
London Concertante
Sat 15 Dec at 20:00

Teatru Manoel, Valletta

Joseph Calleja Winter Concert
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Programme to be announced
Joseph Calleja, Tenor
Malta Philharmonic Orchestra
David Chan, Conductor
Dec 15

Philharmonie, Cologne

WDR Sinfonieorchester & Christoph Eschenbach
Zimmermann, Concerto for Violin and orchestra
Brahms, Piano Quartet no. 1 in G minor, Op.25 (Arr. Arnold Schönberg)
Leila Josefowicz, Violin
WDR Symphony Orchestra Cologne
Christoph Eschenbach, Conductor
Dec 15, 16

Arts Centre Melbourne: Hamer Hall, Melbourne

Handel's Messiah
Handel, Messiah
Jeanine De Bique, Soprano
Nicholas Tolputt, Countertenor
Andrew Goodwin, Tenor
Benjamin Appl, Baritone
Melbourne Symphony Orchestra Chorus
Melbourne Symphony Orchestra
Jan Willem de Vriend, Violin
Dec 15, 17

Laeiszhalle: Kleiner Saal, Hamburg

Weihnachtsoratorium
Bach, Christmas Oratorio, BWV248
Hanna Herfurtner, Soprano
Truike van der Poel, Mezzo-soprano
Dominik Köninger, Baritone
Markus Schwind, Trumpet
Johannes Öllinger, Electric guitar
Michael Petermann, Keyboard
Dec 15 mat, eve

Adelaide Festival Centre, Festival Theatre, Adelaide

Christmas Proms 2018
Guy Noble, Conductor
Adelaide Symphony Orchestra
Dec 15, eve, 16 mat, eve, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, eve, 23 mat

Folger Shakespeare Library: Folger Theatre, Washington

Folger Consort: Seasonal English Music
Anonymous, Angelus ad virginem
Anonymous, Nowel syng we bothe al and som
Anonymous, There is no rose of such virtue
Henry VIII King of England, Green groweth the holly
Byrd, O Magnum Mysterium
Byrd, From virgin's womb
Byrd, Rejoice, rejoice
Byrd, Laetentur coeli
Vaughan Williams, Fantasia on Christmas Carols
Traditional, While shepherds watched their flocks by night
Anonymous, Greensleeves
Traditional, Hark! The Herald Angels Sing
Folger Consort
Mary Springfels, Viola da Gamba
Webb Wiggins, Harpsichord
William Sharp, Baritone
Oliver Mercer, Tenor
P. Lucy McVeigh, Soprano
Dec 15, 23, 2019 May 15, 18, 22, 25, 27, 29, 31, Jun 01, 03, 05, 08, 10, 12, 15, 17, 19, 22, 24, 26, 29, Jul 01, 13, 15, 17, 20, 22, 24, 27, 29, 31, Aug 03, eve, 05, eve, 07, eve, 10, 12, 14, 17, 19, 21, 24, 26, 28, 31, Sep 02, 04, 07, 09, 11, 14, 16, 18, 21, 23, 25, 28, 30

The Palace of the Grand Duke Vladimir, St Petersburg

Tchaikovsky, Khachaturian, Borodin, Balakirev, Prokofiev, Rachmaninov
Tchaikovsky, Eugene Onegin: Polonaise
Khachaturian, Masquerade Waltz
Borodin, Stranger in Paradise (arr from Kismet: Gliding Dance of the Maidens)
Balakirev, Oriental Fantasy, "Islamey", Op.18
Tchaikovsky, Otcego eto prezde ne znala (Iolanta's arioso)
Prokofiev, Toccata in D minor, Op.11
Rachmaninov, Piano Concerto no. 2 in C minor, Op.18
Dec 15

Palais Beaumont, Pau

Raphaëlle & Edgar Moreau
Debussy, Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune
Hersant, Sous la pluie de feu, double concerto pour violon, violoncelle et orchestre
Beethoven, Symphony no. 3 in E flat major "Eroica", Op.55
Raphaëlle Moreau, Violin
Edgar Moreau, Cello
Orchestre de Pau Pays de Béarn
Fayçal Karoui, Conductor
Dec 15, 19

St James's Church, Piccadilly, London

Comes the Light
Burgess, Comes the Light
Andrew, Adam and the Mother
McGlade, In the bleak midwinter
McDowall, Of a rose
Curry, Home (World premiere)
Ešenvalds, The Heavens' Flock
Chilcott, The Shepherd's Carol
London Oriana Choir
Dominic Ellis-Peckham, Conductor
Dec 15

Franz Liszt Music Academy, Budapest

Orchestral Concert: Hasse, Vivaldi, Geminiani, Torelli
Geminiani, Concerto Grosso in D minor "La follia", Op.5 no.12
Hasse, Larinda e Vanesio: intermezzo
Torelli, Concerto Grosso in G minor "Christmas Concerto", Op.8 no.6
Vivaldi, Trio Sonata in E flat major, Op.1 no. 7, RV 65 (Allemanda & Sarabanda)
Yeree Suh, Soprano
Budapest Festival Orchestra
Midori Seiler, Director
Dec 15

Warsaw Philharmonic Concert Hall, Warsaw

Smetana, Glass, Dvořák
Smetana, Má vlast: Vltava (The Moldau)
Glass, Concerto for saxophone quartet and orchestra
Dvořák, Symphony no. 9 in E minor, "From the New World," Op.95
Signum Saxophone Quartet, Quartet
James Feddeck, Conductor
Sat 15 Dec at 16:00 and 19:30

Laeiszhalle: Großer Saal, Hamburg

Weihnachtskonzert mit Walter Sittler
Walter Sittler, Reader
Carl-Philipp-Emanuel-Bach-Chor Hamburg
Hansjörg Albrecht, Conductor
Dresdner Bachtrompeten
Joachim Schäfer, Conductor
Dec 15, 16 mat

Musikverein: Großer Saal, Vienna

Tonkünstler Orchester: Der Feuervogel
Glinka, Ruslan and Lyudmila: overture
Sibelius, Violin Concerto in D minor, Op.47
Stravinsky, The Firebird: Suite
Augustin Hadelich, Violin
Tonkünstler Orchestra
Krzysztof Urbański, Conductor
Dec 15

Auditorium Parco della Musica di Roma: Sala Santa Cecilia, Rome

Haydn, Messa "In tempore belli"
Mozart, Exsultate, Jubilate, Motet pour Soprano et Orgue, K. 165/158a
Beethoven, Piano Concerto no. 3 in C minor, Op.37
Haydn, Mass no. 10 in C major, "Paukenmesse” (In Time of War), Hob XXII:9
Paul Lewis, Piano
Regula Mühlemann, Soprano
Marianna Pizzolato, Contralto
Kenneth Tarver, Tenor
Tareq Nazmi, Bass
Coro dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia
Orchestra dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia
Manfred Honeck, Conductor
Dec 15, 16 mat

Walt Disney Concert Hall, Los Angeles

Mehta’s Brahms: Symphony No. 2
Brahms, Piano Concerto no. 2 in B flat major, Op.83
Brahms, Symphony no. 2 in D major, Op.73
Zubin Mehta, Conductor
Yefim Bronfman, Piano