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Work: Concerto for Flute and Orchestra FS 119

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ComposerNielsen, Carl (1865-1931)
PeriodRomantic
Work typeOrchestral
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BadajozEsferas: Música con intención

Esferas: Música con intención
Fernández Barrero, Nielsen, Walton
Orquesta de Extremadura; Cristóbal Soler; Francisco López Martín

PlasenciaEsferas: Música con intención

Esferas: Música con intención
Fernández Barrero, Nielsen, Walton
Orquesta de Extremadura; Cristóbal Soler; Francisco López Martín

PhiladelphiaTchaikovsky’s Fourth Symphony

Šerkšnytė, Nielsen, Tchaikovsky
Philadelphia Orchestra; Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla; Jeffrey Khaner
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Battle lines drawn: bracing Haydn and Nielsen

Paavo Järvi © Julia Bayer
It was the percussion which took the starring role as Haydn and Nielsen engaged in a lively skirmish at the Royal Festival Hall, the Philharmonia under the watchful command of Paavo Järvi. 
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Soloists create deep impressions in two Proms premières

Emily Beynon © BBC | Chris Christodoulou
The BBC Symphony Orchestra was on great form in an exciting evening comprising a concerto and three symphonic works.
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Nielsen's flute concerto, a Miraculous Mandarin, and a Mermaid

Carl Nielsen had an exceptional understanding of the nuances of woodwind instruments, and when playing the parts he wrote for flautists, the affection is almost palpable. Towards the end of his composing career, he thought of different orchestral instruments as having distinct personalities, and composed their interactions accordingly.

Radu Lupu à la Philharmonie : un piano sans grande conviction

Radu Lupu © Klaus Rudolf
Radu Lupu nous donne une version désincarnée et décevante du 3ème concerto de Beethoven. Un pianiste qui n'est ce soir-là pas à la hauteur de l'orchestre de Paris, dirigé par Paavo Jârvi.
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