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Russian Works

3 hours
First broadcast:
Tuesday 06 October 2009

Jonathan Swain presents an colourful orchestral and operatic repertoire with a Russian focus, conducted by Valery Gergiev and Esa-Pekka Salonen.

Debussy, orch Colin Matthews: Symphony in B minor
Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra
Valery Gergiev (conductor)

Rimsky-Korsakov: Overture (The Maid of Pskov, Op 4)
Mariinsky Theatre Orchestra
Valery Gergiev (conductor)

Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto in D, Op 35
Sergei Krylov (violin)
Mariinsky Theatre Orchestra
Valery Gergiev (conductor)

Sibelius: Symphony No 1 in E minor, Op 39
Vienna Philharmonic
Valery Gergiev (conductor)

Rimsky-Korsakov: The Maid of Pskov, Op 4 (Act 3)
Soloists, Mariinsky Theatre and Chorus Orchestra
Valery Gergiev (conductor)

Stravinsky: The Rite of Spring
NDR Symphony Orchestra
Esa-Pekka Salonen (conductor).



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