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Afternoon on 3, Russian Music Episode 1 of 2

Duration:
2 hours, 30 minutes
First broadcast:
Monday 19 March 2012

The BBC Symphony Orchestra performs masterpieces by great Russian composers, and presents the new generation of soloists and conductors.

There's Shostakovich's Ninth Symphony, Rachmaninov's evocative Isle of the Dead and Glazunov's glorious Violin Concerto. And current BBC New Generation Artists Igor Levit (piano) and Alexandra Soumm (violin) are the soloists.

With Katie Derham

Shostakovich: October
BBC Symphony Orchestra,
Michael Seal (conductor).

c. 2.15pm
Mozart: Piano Concerto no. 12 in A major, K.414
Igor Levit (piano),
BBC Symphony Orchestra,
Michael Seal (conductor).

c. 2.40pm
Ligeti: Ramifications
BBC Symphony Orchestra strings,
Peter Manning (conductor).

c. 2.45pm
Glazunov: Violin Concerto
Alexandra Soumm (violin),
BBC Symphony Orchestra,
Michal Dworzynski (conductor).

c. 3.05pm
Rachmaninov: The Isle of the Dead
BBC Symphony Orchestra,
David Robertson (conductor).

c. 3.45pm
Shostakovich: Symphony No. 9
BBC Symphony Orchestra,
David Robertson (conductor).

Music Played

10 items
Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes
  • Image for Dmitri Shostakovich

    Dmitri Shostakovich Symphony No. 2 "October"

    Performer: BBC Symphony Orchestra Conductor: Michael Seal

  • Image for Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Piano Concerto No. 12, K414

    Performer: Igor Levit (Piano) Performer: BBC Symphony Orchestra Conductor: Michael Seal

  • Image for György Ligeti

    György Ligeti Ramifications

    Performer: BBC Symphony Orchestra Conductor: Peter Manning

  • Image for Alexander Konstantinovich Glazunov

    Alexander Konstantinovich Glazunov Violin Concerto

    Performer: Alexandra Soumm (violin) Performer: BBC Symphony Orchestra Conductor: Michal Dworzinsky

  • Image for Sergey Vasilievich Rachmaninov

    Sergey Vasilievich Rachmaninov Isle of the Dead

    Performer: BBC Symphony Orchestra Conductor: David Robertson

  • Image for Francisco Asenjo Barbieri

    Francisco Asenjo Barbieri Paloma's Song

    Performer: Daniela Lehner (mezzo-soprano) Performer: BBC Symphony Orchestra Conductor: Josep Pons

  • Image for Ernesto Halffter

    Ernesto Halffter "La corza Blanca" & "La Nina"

    Performer: Daniela Lehner (mezzo-soprano) Performer: BBC Symphony Orchestra Conductor: Josep Pons

  • Image for Gerónimo Giménez

    Gerónimo Giménez Intermezzo from La Boda de Luis Alonso

    Performer: Daniela Lehner (mezzo-soprano) Performer: BBC Symphony Orchestra Conductor: Josep Pons

  • Image for Dmitri Shostakovich

    Dmitri Shostakovich Symphony 9

    Performer: BBC Symphony Orchestra Conductor: David Robertson

  • Image for Anna CLYNE

    Anna CLYNE Rewind for orchestra and tape

    Performer: BBC Symphony Orchestra Conductor: Andre de Ridder

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