BBC Philharmonic
7 Feb 2018, MediaCityUK, Salford
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BBC Philharmonic Studio Concerts A celebration of the music of Antheil

BBC Philharmonic
A celebration of the music of Antheil
13:55 Wed 7 Feb 2018 BBC Philharmonic
Chief Guest Conductor John Storgårds takes the baton for an afternoon of Antheil and a live BBC Radio 3 broadcast
Chief Guest Conductor John Storgårds takes the baton for an afternoon of Antheil and a live BBC Radio 3 broadcast

Programme

      • Spectre of the Rose Waltz(7 mins)
      • Archipelago(6 mins)
      • Hot-Time Dance(5 mins)
      • Symphony no. 3 "American"(26 mins)

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Concert Information

BBC Philharmonic Chief Guest Conductor, John Storgårds, leads the orchestra in an afternoon celebrating the works of the self-proclaimed “Bad Boy of Music”, George Antheil.

The afternoon includes Antheil’s Third Symphony, subtitled ‘American’, which Antheil wrote mostly during his tour of the southern and western United States. This expansive piece – more a collection of tone-poems than a symphony - captures the boldness and breadth of the continent and gives a musical insight into Antheil’s travels.