The first and last symphonies of the great master whose 250th birthday we celebrate this year.

Programme:

BEETHOVEN: Symphony No 1 in C Op 21;

BEETHOVEN: Symphony No 9 in D minor Op 125, Choral 

Madeleine Pierard (soprano), Kristin Darragh (mezzo), Simon O'Neill (tenor), Anthony Robin Schneider (bass), Voices NZ Chamber Choir, New Zealand Symphony Orchestra conducted by Edo de Waart 

Recorded in Michael Fowler Centre, Wellington by RNZ