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This week Louise Fryer introduces music recorded recently by the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, including Polish repertoire for violin and orchestra from a forthcoming commercial release.
On Thursday, in our opera matinee we'll hear Gluck's Alceste with Marc Minkowski conducting Les Musiciens du Louvre.
Today, as showcase for the week, a varied repertoire including Weber's overture to the opera Der Freischutz, Mozart's symphony in G major KA. 221, Shostakovich's 1st symphony, Bruch Double Concerto for clarinet and viola, and Stravinsky's ballet Pulcinella scored for orchestra and solo singers. Also, the rarely heard first Violin Concerto by Emil Mlynarski.

Weber - Der Freischutz, overture
BBC Scottish SO
Andrew Grams, conductor

Mozart - Symphony in G major, KA. 221 (K. 45a)
BBC Scottish SO
Andrew Gourlay, conductor

Mlynarski - Violin Concerto No. 1 in D minor
BBC Scottish SO
Eugene Ugorski, violin
Michal Dworzynski, conductor

Shostakovich - Symphony No. 1 in F minor, Op. 10
BBC Scottish SO
Donald Runnicles, conductor

Bruch - Double Concerto in E minor for clarinet, viola and orchestra, Op. 88
BBC Scottish SO
Scott Dickinson, viola
Yann Ghiro, clarinet
Andrew Gourlay, conductor

Stravinksy - Pulcinella, ballet
BBC Scottish SO
Karen Cargill, mezzo-soprano
Thomas Walker, tenor
Andrew Foster-Williams, baritone
Matthias Pintscher, conductor.

Release date:

2 hours, 30 minutes

Last on

Mon 17 Feb 2014 14:00