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Episode 4

2 hours, 30 minutes
First broadcast:
Friday 23 November 2012

Penny Gore presents a concert recorded earlier this week by the BBC SO on tour in the Sultanate of Oman, featuring Britten's Four Sea Interludes from Peter Grimes, Rachmaninov's Piano Concerto No 2, with soloist Lars Vogt, and Brahms' Symphony No 1, under the baton of Jakub Hrusa. Followed by Mendelssohn's String Symphony No. 9 and then Oliver Knussen's Autumnal for Violin and Piano, appropriate for this time of the year, taken from the recent Total Immersion series at the Barbican Centre in London, celebrating the composer's 60th birthday.

Britten: Four Sea Interludes from Peter Grimes
Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto No. 2 in C minor, Op 18
Brahms: Symphony No. 1 in C minor Op 68
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Lars Vogt, piano
Jakub Hrusa, conductor

Then at

Mendelssohn: String Symphony No. 9 in C major
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Andrew Haveron, director

Knussen: Autumnal for Violin and Piano, Op 14
Alexandra Wood, violin
Huw Watkins, piano.

Music Played

5 items
Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes



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