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Brahms Cycle II combines the music of the friendly composers Brahms and Schumann. Schumann's Piano Concerto, dedicated by the composer to his wife Clara, is performed by pianist Beatrice Rana. Brahms' Symphony No. 2, completed in Baden-Baden, was at times called "Die Lichtentaler".
The Brahms Cycle I presents the First Symphony by Johannes Brahms. and the Piano Concerto by Clara Schumann, who was only 16 years old at the time - an original discovery for many visitors, with soloist Beatrice Rana at the piano.
Clara Wieck-Schumann Piano Concerto in A minor, op. 7
In his Beethoven Cycle with the Chamber Orchestra of Europe, Yannick Nézet-Séguin has chosen to present the First and Ninth symphonies alongside each other, because for him, the composer is all about strong, unexpected contrasts – and rhythm.
Man in nature, man in rapture and dance and play. In Beethoven's Seventh, Yannick Nézet-Séguin presents a celebration of rhythm. In all of Beethoven’s symphonies, according to the conductor, pulse and contrast are the main driving forces of musical development. In the Seventh it is as if they are fully unleashed.
What happens between the Second and Third symphonies? With Yannick Nézet-Séguin and the Chamber Orchestra of Europe, we experience the leap from a bold young composer, who honors his role models without imitating them, to a symphonic titan.