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Episode 1

2 hours, 30 minutes
First broadcast:
Monday 13 January 2014

In Afternoon on 3 this week Penny Gore presents recent concerts by the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, and featuring Russian concertos - for violin, cello and piano.

On Friday Denis Kozhukhin joins the orchestra for Rachmaninov's Second Piano Concerto, on Wednesday Peter Wispelwey is the solo cellist in Tchaikovsky's Rococo Variations, and the series is launched today by violinist James Ehnes, who plays Shostakovich's First Violin Concerto in December in Perth. The BBC SSO's Chief Conductor Donald Runnicles is at the helm, and the concert also includes Elgar and Beethoven.

Elgar: Cockaigne (In London town) - overture, Op 40
Shostakovich: Violin Concerto No 1 in A minor, Op 77
James Ehnes (violin)
Beethoven: Symphony No 4 in B flat major, Op 60
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra,
Donald Runnicles (conductor).

Sibelius: Symphony No.2 in D major, Op 43
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra,
Ilan Volkov (conductor).

Thursday Opera Matinee is Rossini's sparkling comedy The Italian Girl in Algiers (L'italiana in Algeri), from the 2013 Rossini Festival in Pesaro.

Music Played

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