BBC Philharmonic - Beethoven
Live from the Victoria Hall in Hanley.
Presented by Stuart Flinders
The BBC Philharmonic, conducted by Nicholas Collon, performs an all-Beethoven concert with the 'Fidelio' overture, his Second Piano Concerto with Francesco Piemontesi, and the Sixth Symphony. 'Pastoral'.
Beethoven: 'Fidelio' Overture
Beethoven: Piano Concerto No 2
Beethoven: Symphony No 6, 'Pastoral'
Nicholas Collon (conductor)
Francesco Piemontesi (piano)
Nicholas Collon conducts the BBC Philharmonic in an all-Beethoven concert from the Victoria Hall in Hanley. Alumnus of the BBC New Generation Artists scheme Francesco Piemontesi joins them for an early piano concerto and the concert ends with the ever-green 'Pastoral' symphony, celebrating the composer's love of the countryside.
Following the concert, a selection from the shortlist of the British Composer Awards, winners to be announced next week.