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Introducing Beethoven

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Royal Festival Hall 2014/15

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Evocative choral Janáček

Netopil conducts Wagner, Beethoven & Janáček

7:30 PM, ​ Royal Festival Hall, London

Wagner Overture, The Flying Dutchman
Beethoven Symphony No. 4
Janáček Glagolitic Mass

Tomáš Netopil conductor
Andrea Danková soprano
Karen Cargill mezzo soprano
Aleš Briscein tenor *
Jochen Schmeckenbecher baritone
Catherine Edwards organ
London Philharmonic Choir
Orfeó Català
Cor de Cambra del Palau de la Música
London Philharmonic Orchestra

*please note a change to the originally advertised soloist

In his masterful Glagolitic Mass, Leoš Janáček set about creating a celebration of the God he glimpsed in the physical world around him. Inspiration struck in the misty Luhacovice woods. 'Its moist scent was the incense', wrote the composer, 'I felt a cathedral grow out of the giant expanse of woods ... Now I hear the voice of each arch-priest in the tenor solo, a maiden angel in the soprano – and in the choir I hear our people.' After a storm-tossed overture by Wagner and Beethoven's radiant Fourth Symphony, we hear all the blazing fanfares, raw outcries and hushed humility of Janácek's Mass inspired by the wonder of life.

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