Thursday, 28 February 2019
Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra - "Beethoven's Triple"

Tianwa Yang, Gabriel Schwabe and Nicolas Rimmer join the Philharmonia to perform Beethoven's charming Triple Concerto, which he wrote especially for the piano playing talents of his new young friend, student and patron, the Archduke Rudolf.

Tianwa Yang, Nicolas Rimmer, Gabriel Schwabe

Tianwa Yang, Nicolas Rimmer, Gabriel Schwabe Photo: RNZ/Tim Dodd

Also on the programme: one of Bruckner's great "cathedrals of sound", the Symphony No 7, written in memorial to his idol, Richard Wagner.

The orchestra's Music Director Giordano Bellincampi conducts.


BEETHOVEN: Triple Concerto in C Op 56;

BRUCKNER: Symphony No 7

Tianwa Yang (violin), Gabriel Schwabe (cello), Nicholas Rimmer (piano), Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra conducted by Giordano Bellincampi

Recorded by RNZ Concert in Auckland Town Hall, 28 February 2019
Producer: Tim Dodd; Sound Engineer: Rangi Powick


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