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Episode 2

Duration:
2 hours, 30 minutes
First broadcast:
Tuesday 20 November 2012

Penny Gore introduces recent recordingsmade at the Barbican Centre in London with the BBC SO performing music by Haydn, Hummel and Ravel. Spanish maestro Josep Pons takes the baton in Haydn's Symphony No. 101, 'The Clock'; Hummel's Piano Concerto in A minor with soloist Stephen Hough, followed by Ravel's concert version of the opera 'L'Heure Espagnole'. Among the soloists are Ruxandra Donose as Concepcion; Jacques Imbrailo as Ramiro, and Jean-Paul Fouchecourt as Torquemada. And to end, Szymanowski's Symphonia Concertante for piano and orchestra (Symphony No. 4), with Louis Lortie as soloist and conductor Edward Gardner.

2pm
Haydn - Symphony No.101,The Clock
Hummel - Piano Concerto in A minor Op 85
Stephen Hough, piano
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Josep Pons, conductor

3.14pm
Ravel - L'Heure Espagnole

Concepcion ..... Ruxandra Donose (mezzo-soprano)
Ramiro ..... Jacques Imbrailo (baritone)
Torquemada ..... Jean-Paul Fouchecourt (tenor)
Gonzalve ..... Julien Behr (tenor)
Don Inigo Gomez ..... David Wilson-Johnson (baritone)
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Josep Pons, conductor

4.00pm
Szymanowski - Symphonia Concertante for piano and orchestra (Symphony No. 4)
Louis Lortie, piano
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Edward Gardner, conductor.

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