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Newstalgia Mid-Week Concert - The Symphony Orchestra Of Basle Plays Music Of Weill Featuring Marianne Faithfull.

Newstalgia Mid-Week Concert featuring the Symphony Orchestra of Basle conducted by Dennis Russell Davies and featuring Marianne Faithfull in works by Stravinsky, Kelterborn and Weill. Recorded October 26, 2011 by RSR Espace 2 in Switzerland.

<strong>Marianne Faithfull - as successor to Lotte Lenya, it works.</strong>



Over to Basle Switzerland this week for a concert featuring the Symphony Orchestra of Basle conducted by Dennis Russell Davies with soloists Martin Achrainer, Baritone, the Hudson Shad Vocal Ensemble and Marianne Faithfull.

Recorded by RSR Espace 2 in Switzerland on October 26, 2011 it features the music of Igor Stravinsky, Swiss Contemporary composer Rudolf Kelterborn and Kurt Weill.

The program goes as follows:

En différé du Stadt-Casino de Bâle

2ème concert symphonique du
Sinfonieorchester Basel
Marianne Faithfull, mezzo-soprano
Martin Achrainer, baryton
Hudson Shad, ensemble vocal
Basel Sinfonieorchester
Direction: Dennis Russell Davies

I. Strawinsky: L’Oiseau de feu, suite (1919)

Rudolf Kelterborn: Espansioni, symphonie no 3 (1974/75)

Kurt Weill: Les Sept péchés capitaux (1933)

The concert is broken up between two players - the top player features the Stravinsky and Kelterborn and the bottom player features the Weill.

A great and adventuresome concert featuring one of the Pop music icons of the 60's, in a serious role and doing it wonderfully well.


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