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Continuing the Piano Season on the BBC and Afternoon on 3's survey of great piano concertos, today's offering is Rachmaninov's 3rd Piano Concerto - one of the high water marks of the form in the twentieth century.

And Herbert Blomstedt, who celebrated his 85th birthday this week conducts Bruckner's 5th Symphony

Presented by Louise Fryer

Rachmaninov
Piano Concerto No. 3 in D minor, op. 30
Nikolai Tokarev (piano)
Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
Herbert Blomstedt (conductor)

Prokofiev
Symphony No. 7 in C sharp minor, op. 131
Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
George Pehlivian (conductor)

Bruckner
Symphony No. 5 in B flat
North German Radio Symphony Orchestra
Herbert Blomstedt (conductor).

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2 hours, 30 minutes

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Fri 26 Oct 2012 14:00