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Made in Britain

Wednesday

05.04.2023

19:30 — Victoria Hall

series S

Thursday

06.04.2023

20:15 — Théâtre de Beaulieu

Series Lausanne

programme

Daniel Harding
direction

Håkan Hardenberger
trumpet

Mark-Anthony Turnage

Håkan, for trumpet and orchestra (Swiss premiere)

Ralph Vaughan Williams

Symphony No. 5 in D major


the music

Dedicated to this evenings great soloist,Håkan is the second concerto for trumpet by English composer Mark-Anthony Turnage, written in 2014. The orchestra is composed of rare instruments including various gongs, temple bells, and harp strings. Between two exotic movements, the Arietta is a beautiful nocturn dominated by the nostalgic sounds of a trumpet soaring above the chords of the strings and a light percussion.

Without a doubt, Daniel Harding is one of the best ambassadors of Ralph Vaughan-Williams works, which are relatively unknown to French-speaking audiences. Composed in the midst of the war between 1938 and 1943, and dedicated to Jean Sibelius, the Symphony No. 5 is a great serene and luminous song of hope, bringing a little consolation after such tragic years.



OSR Live

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Jonathan Nott | Sergey Khachatryan

Concerto pour violon et orchestre

Recorded on 30 July 2020 at Victoria Hall, Geneva

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Richard Dubugnon

Arcanes symphoniques, pour grand orchestre

Jonathan Nott

direction

Recorded on 09 December 2015 at Victoria Hall, Geneva