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Penny Gore presents recent concerts by the BBC Scottish SO, featuring five Fifth Symphonies. Today she rounds off the week with no fewer than two 'number fives', by composers who - when they met in 1907 - discovered they held diametrically opposed views about what a Symphony should be: Gustav Mahler and Jean Sibelius. And American baritone Thomas Hampson joins the BBC SSO and Chief Conductor Donald Runnicles in a selection of Mahler's greatest songs with orchestra.

Sibelius: Symphony No 5 in E flat major
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra,
Stefan Solyom (conductor).

Britten: Overture The Building of the house
Mahler: Songs from Des Knaben Wunderhorn; Symphony No 5 in C sharp minor
Thomas Hampson (baritone),
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra,
Donald Runnicles (conductor).

2 hours, 30 minutes

Last on

Fri 25 Oct 2013 14:00
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