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Episode 5

2 hours, 30 minutes
First broadcast:
Friday 28 September 2012

Katie Derham concludes her week of programmes focusing on the BBC Philharmonic. Continuing the BBC's Piano season, soloist Nobuyuki Tsujii joins the orchestra, under the baton of Yutaka Sado, in a performance of Rachmaninov's fiery 2nd Piano Concerto recorded in Japan last year.

This is followed by another Russian concerto, this time for Cello - Shostakovich's 1st Cello Concerto, with soloist Sol Gabetta and conductor Juanjo Mena from Lisinski Hall, Zagreb. Then, to finish, Mena conducts a performance of Bruckner's 7th Symphony.

Rachmaninov: Concerto no. 2 in C minor Op.18 for piano and orchestra
Nobuyuki Tsujii (piano),
BBC Philharmonic,
Yutaka Sado (conductor).

Shostakovich: Cello Concerto No 1
Sol Gabetta (cello),
BBC Philharmonic,
Juanjo Mena (conductor).

Bruckner: Symphony no. 7 in E major
BBC Philharmonic,
Juanjo Mena (conductor).


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