BBC Symphony Orchestra - Janacek, Rimsky-Korsakov, Rolf Hind
Recorded in the Barbican Hall, London
Presented by Katie Derham
The BBC Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Jakub Hrusa, perform music by Janacek and RImsky-Korsakov, alongside a new piece for accordion and orchestra by Rolf Hind.
Janacek (arr. Jilek): The Cunning Little Vixen - Suite (UK premiere)
Rolf Hind: The Tiniest House of Time, for accordion and orchestra (BBC commission: World premiere)
James Crabb (accordion)
Jakub Hrusa (conductor)
Fariy-tale and fantasy underpin this BBC SO concert, in which Rimsky-Korsakov's magnificent orchestral evocation of scenes from the Arabian Nights is coupled with music from Janacek's witty and wistful woodland opera. Completing the programme a brand new work from Rolf Hind, specially-composed for accordion virtuoso James Crabb, based on texts and ideas from ancient Sufi poetry.