Simon Rattle conducts The Seasons

A concert recorded at London's Barbican with the London Symphony Orchestra and London Symphony Chorus performing Haydn's 1801 oratorio The Seasons.

Produced for Sky Arts, Simon Rattle conducts The Seasons was recorded at London’s Barbican Centre with the great conductor, the London Symphony Orchestra and the London Symphony Chorus performing Haydn’s 1801 oratorio The Seasons. The soloists are soprano Monika Eder, baritone Florian Boesch and tenor Andrew Staples, who was a late replacement for the indisposed John Mark Ainsley. The resulting 140-minute programme, which is a co-production with the LSO, features the full work, together with introductory comments by Simon Rattle between each of the four sections.

Director: Rhodri Huw
Producer: Lucie Conrad

An Illuminations Production for Sky Arts, 2016