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This week Afternoon on 3 features French music, centred around the BBC Philharmonic's Reflections on Debussy series celebrating the 150th anniversary of his birth. Today's concert focuses on orchestral pictures, culminating in Ravel's orchestration of Mussorgsky's famous set. Plus music from Ravel himself and his good friend, the Italian composer Alfredo Casella.

Presented by Louise Fryer.

2pm
Debussy: Images
Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue
Mussorgsky orch Ravel: Pictures at an Exhibition
Steven Osborne (piano),
BBC Philharmonic,
Juanjo Mena (conductor).

3.30pm
Ravel: Bolero
BBC Philharmonic,
Juanjo Mena (conductor).

3.45pm
Casella: A notte alta
Martin Roscoe (piano),
BBC Philharmonic,
Gianandrea Noseda (conductor).

4.05pm
Ravel: Rapsodie espagnole
BBC Philharmonic,
Juanjo Mena (conductor).

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2 hours, 30 minutes

Last on

Tue 24 Apr 2012 14:00