Haitink Conducts Beethoven & Brahms

Bernard Haitink

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This week, a 2007 broadcast from the CSO's Archives: Principal Conductor Bernard Haitink leads Beethoven's Symphony No. 7 and Brahms's Symphony No. 2, plus Weber's Overture to Der Freischütz and Webern's Passacaglia for Orchestra.

Broadcast available through August 23, 2024

Weber Overture to Der Freischütz
Beethoven Symphony No. 7 in A Major, Op. 92
Webern Passacaglia for Orchestra, Op. 1
Brahms Symphony No. 2 in D Major, Op. 73
Bernard Haitink conductor
March 2006

Marty Ronish producer
Brian Wise series producer
Ed Schultz editor
Christopher Willis audio producer
Charlie Post audio engineer
Lisa Simeone host
Michael Schweppe host engineer
Neil Tevault host engineer


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