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Episode 2

Duration:
2 hours, 30 minutes
First broadcast:
Tuesday 02 October 2012

Today's programme includes the BBC Symphony Orchestra with music by Debussy and Stravinsky from a concert with conductor/composer Oliver Knussen, who celebrated his 60th birthday this year. Plus a new release of Lutoslawski's Cello Concerto with soloist Paul Watkins. And today's Romantic piano concerto is by Joseph Holbrooke, subtitled The Song of Gwyn ap Nudd and inspired by a Welsh legend.

Presented by Jonathan Swain

2pm
Debussy: Berceuse Heroique
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Oliver Knussen (conductor)

Lutoslawski: Cello Concerto
Paul Watkins (cello)
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Edward Gardner (conductor)

2.30pm
Stravinsky: Song of the Nightingale
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Oliver Knussen (conductor)

2.50pm
Holbrooke: Piano Concerto no. 1 'The Song of Gwyn ap Nudd', Op.52
Hamish Milne (piano)
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
Martyn Brabbins (conductor)

3.25pm
Britten arr. Colin Matthews: A Charm of Lullabies
Jennifer Johnston
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Andrew Gourlay (conductor)

3.45pm
Prokofiev: Symphony no. 4 in C major (revised version)
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Mikhail Agrest (conductor).

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