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BBC Scottish SO live, plus Thursday Opera Matinee

3 hours
First broadcast:
Thursday 28 April 2011

Today's Afternoon on 3 features a live concert from the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra who are joined by Radio 3 New Generation Artists the ATOS Trio. It's followed by this week's Thursday Opera Matinee: Rachmaninov's Francesca da Rimini from the Salle Pleyel in Paris. Then we return to the world of neglected English composer York Bowen for music by him and his contemporary, Stravinsky.

Presented by Louise Fryer.

Live from City Halls in Glasgow
Presented by Jamie MacDougall

Haydn: Piano Trio in G major, Hob.XV:25 'Gipsy Rondo'

Beethoven Concerto for piano, violin and
cello in C major, Op. 56 (Triple Concerto)
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
Andrew Manze (conductor)

Thursday Opera Matinee
Rachmaninov: Francesca da Rimini
Francesca .... Anna Aglatova (soprano)
Paolo .... Mikhail Gubsky (tenor)
Dante .... Vitaly Panfilov (tenor)
Virgil's Ghost .... Alexander Naumenko (baritone)
Lanciotto Malatesta .... Sergei Leiferkus (baritone)
Radio France Philharmonic Chorus and Orchestra
Alexander Vedernikov (conductor)

Britten: Lachrymae
Maxim Rysanov (viola)
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Edward Gardner (conductor)

Bowen: Fantasia for four violas
Lawrence Power, Philip Dukes
James Boyd, Scott Dickinson (violas)

Stravinsky: Concerto for Chamber Orchestra in E Flat, 'Dumbarton Oaks'
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
Donald Runnicles (conductor).


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