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Penny Gore presents recent performances by the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, with a focus on Fifth Symphonies. Today it's the most famous Fifth of them all, by Beethoven, with the BBC SSO's Chief Conductor Donald Runnicles. And the orchestra is joined by British pianist Jonathan Plowright and Polish conductor Lukasz Borowicz in brand new recordings of two rare and beautiful piano concertos from late nineteenth century Poland.

Aleksander Zarzycki: Piano Concerto in A flat major, Op. 17
Jonathan Plowright (piano),
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra,
Lukasz Borowicz (conductor).

2.15pm
Beethoven: Symphony No. 5 in C minor
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra,
Donald Runnicles (conductor).

2.45pm
Wladyslaw Zelenski: Piano Concerto in E flat major, Op. 60
Jonathan Plowright (piano),
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra,
Lukasz Borowicz (conductor).

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1 hour, 30 minutes

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Wed 3 Apr 2013 14:00