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Episode 2

Penny Gore presents music celebrating the birthdays of Shakespeare and composer John McCabe. Including the Concerto No 1 for piano and orchestra, plus Respighi, Verdi and Puccini.

Penny Gore presents music celebrating the birthdays of Shakespeare and composer John McCabe.

Mozart: Piano Concerto No 21 in C, K467
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
Shai Wosner (piano/director)

Frank Martin: Songs of Ariel
BBC Singers
James Weeks (conductor)

2.40pm
McCabe: Concerto No 1 for piano and orchestra, Op 42
John McCabe (piano)
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
Christopher Austin (conductor)

3.10pm
Respighi: Fountains of Rome
BBC Philharmonic
Gianandrea Noseda (conductor)

Verdi: Willow Song; Ave Maria (Otello)
Desdemona ...... Kristine Opolais (soprano)
BBC Philharmonic
Gianandrea Noseda (conductor)

Respighi: Pines of Rome
BBC Philharmonic
Gianandrea Noseda (conductor)

4.05pm
Puccini: Scene by the Barriere d'enfer (La boheme)
Mimi ...... Kristine Opolais (soprano)
Musetta ...... Sarah Tynan (soprano)
Rodolfo ...... Tomislav Muzek (tenor)
Marcello ...... Franco Vassallo (baritone)
BBC Philharmonic
Gianandrea Noseda (conductor)

Respighi: Feste romane
BBC Philharmonic
Gianandrea Noseda (conductor).

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