Sir john eliot gardiner youtube. Mendelssohn Concerto for Violin and Piano // London Symphony Orchestra, Sir John Eliot Gardiner 2019-02-16

Sir john eliot gardiner youtube Rating: 7,3/10 251 reviews

Sir John Eliot Gardiner on his 'stonking' choir

sir john eliot gardiner youtube

Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique Hear Beethoven as audiences of his day would have when the Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique—using valve-less brass, gut strings, and other period instruments—perform two symphonies. The finale was a whirling dance with Pires really revving up the momentum while at the same time bringing out the fanciful elements in the score. His live re-recordings of the Beethoven Fifth, Seventh and Missa Solemnis eclipse their predecessors and in its second account of the Bach motets the Monteverdi Choir sings with such eerie precision, infused with the spirit of dance, that its rivals must despair. Since 2005 the Monteverdi Choir and Orchestras have recorded on their independent label, Soli Deo Gloria, established to release the live recordings made during Gardiner's Bach Cantata Pilgrimage in 2000, for which he received Gramophone's 2011 Special Achievement Award and a Diapason d'or de l'année 2012. It was very clear, starting with late Renaissance polyphony and going through the Italian school and absorbing a lot of German folksongs and folksong settings, all of which he rifled through his own collection and conducted. A recording of the of the latter was used in a dramatisation by the of Beethoven's writing of that symphony.

Next

John Eliot Gardiner

sir john eliot gardiner youtube

. In 2001 he married Isabella de Sabata, granddaughter of conductor. In 2014 Gardiner became the first ever President of the Bach-Archiv Leipzig. But musicians tell a different story, of tantrums and haughty self-regard. A self-taught musician who also played the violin, he began to study at the age of 15. In 1989 the Monteverdi Choir had its 25th anniversary, touring the world giving performances of Handel's oratorio and among other works.

Next

Artist

sir john eliot gardiner youtube

His American debut came in 1979 when he conducted the. Coming from anyone else it would sound preposterously conceited and arrogant, but Brahms was always being self-deprecating. So he shows me, with evident pride, seven original Berlioz letters that he has collected at auction over the years. A score sometimes dismissed as diffuse and uneven suddenly seemed like one of the mightiest cornerstones of romanticism. To anyone who has been unfamiliar with Monteverdi until now, this trilogy should be heard.

Next

Mendelssohn Concerto for Violin and Piano // London Symphony Orchestra, Sir John Eliot Gardiner

sir john eliot gardiner youtube

In August 2014, Gardiner was one of 200 public figures who were signatories to a letter to opposing in the run-up to September's. Can you come and give us a different appraisal and a different approach? Gardiner was made Chevalier de la Légion d'honneur in 2011 and was given the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany in 2005. What happens when he tries to bring principles of articulation to other orchestras, having honed them with his own bands for many years? In an illuminating spoken-word event, Gardiner enlightens us with insights into his approach to this immortal music. Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique The opening motif of the Symphony No. Sir John Eliot Gardiner conducts the London Symphony Orchestra and soloists Isabelle Faust violin and Kristian Bezuidenhout piano in Mendelssohn's Concerto for Violin and Piano live from the Barbican Hall on Thursday 7 February 2019.

Next

London Symphony Orchestra

sir john eliot gardiner youtube

You could argue that the best composers of the past 300 years have all written good viola parts — a real litmus test — starting with Monteverdi, going through Purcell, Rameau, then Mozart. Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique Beethoven the boisterous humorist, heaven-storming revolutionary, and all-embracing humanist appear in his last two symphonies. We can all be funny about our pet hates, and Gardiner is good value on. During his time with the Opéra National de Lyon Gardiner was also Artistic Director of the 1981 until 1990. In 2013, Gardiner published the book Bach: Music in the Castle of Heaven. The coda was played with gusto, bringing the piece to a sparkling conclusion.

Next

John Eliot Gardiner

sir john eliot gardiner youtube

Brahms was no less forthright on such matters, demolishing the efforts of the great names of his day — Levi, Richter, von Bülow — for pulling the symphonies about overmuch or treating them too rigidly. The three works on this album exemplify the endeavour and range of invention of two of them, friends and colleagues in Leipzig. His work as Artistic Director of his Monteverdi Choir, English Baroque Soloists and Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique has marked him out as a central figure in the early music revival and a pioneer of historically informed performance. Ebb and flow is of the essence in this proto-Wagnerian masterpiece and a subtle use of vibrato. He inspires deep affection in some colleagues. In 1990, Gardiner formed a new period-instrument orchestra, the , to perform music of the 19th century. There is a sobriety about it but it also has a dance impulsion, which is often the case with Brahms.

Next

Sir John Eliot Gardiner

sir john eliot gardiner youtube

Four years later, in 1973, he made his first appearance at the conducting 's. You have the groaning song and then the eruption of the heavens. In 1969 Gardiner made his opera debut with a performance of 's at the. Sir John Eliot Gardiner is talented almost beyond measure. Off to pose amenably for photographs, he leaves me in his rooftop study, two shelves of which groan with typescripts for a book on Bach that has been six years in the making, with another two to go.

Next

BACH

sir john eliot gardiner youtube

The Eighth is a bubbly romp with a witty imitation of a metronome in its second movement and a tip of its hat to Haydn in its minuet. I would do the overtures in all the programmes, so I had a vast repertoire of overtures and was never given the duration of them to rehearse. Other guest conducting highlights this season include the Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks, Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Orchestra dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia. You were faced with an extremely accomplished but very hard-bitten orchestra who were fierce sight-readers. What she was interested to know was not whether you got the harmony right but that every line was a singing melody in its own right — which was exactly how Bach taught. They are, of course, full of advice, spiked with scorn, on how to conduct his work.

Next