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Episode 2

2 hours, 30 minutes
First broadcast:
Tuesday 22 May 2012

Katie Derham presents a week showcasing the BBC Philharmonic in concert at home and on tour. Today Japanese performers join the orchestra for Chopin at Bridgewater Hall in Manchester and Dvorak on tour in Kyoto. Plus Brahms performed in his own country of Germany.

Chopin: Piano Concerto No. 1 in E minor
Nobuyuki Tsujii, piano
BBC Philharmonic
Yutaka Sado, conductor

Dvorak: Symphony No. 9 in E minor ('From the New World')
BBC Philharmonic
Yutaka Sado, conductor

Brahms: Piano Concerto No. 2
Rudolf Buchbinder, piano
BBC Philharmonic
Gianandrea Noseda, conductor.

Music Played

3 items
Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes
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    Frédéric Chopin Concerto no. 1 in E minor Op.11 for piano and orchestra

    Conductor: Yutaka SADO Performer: Nobuyuki TSUJII (13/09/1988) - Piano Performer: BBC Philharmonic

  • Image for Frédéric Chopin

    Frédéric Chopin 2 Nocturnes Op.27 for piano

    Performer: Nobuyuki TSUJII (13/09/1988) - Piano

  • Image for Antonin Dvorak

    Antonin Dvorak Symphony no. 9 in E minor Op.95 (From the New World)

    Conductor: Yutaka SADO Performer: BBC Philharmonic



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