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LPO/Elder

Presented by Petroc Trelawny. London Philharmonic under Mark Elder. Janacek: Schluck und Jau (excerpts). Dvorak: Violin Concerto, with Thomas Zehetmair. Rachmaninov: Symphony No 3.

Petroc Trelawny presents a concert given by the London Philharmonic Orchestra, with Mark Elder conducting works by Janacek, Dvorak and Rachmaninov.

They begin with a rarity - excerpts from Janacek's Schluck und Jau - created as incidental music to a Berlin production of Gerhardt Hauptmann's Shakespearian comedy. The composer was not impressed with the play and only wrote a few numbers of what was to have been an elaborate score.

This is followed by Dvorak's Violin Concerto, originally inspired by the playing of the great virtuoso Joachim, and Rachmaninov's folk-themed Third Symphony.

Thomas Zehetmair (violin)
London Philharmonic Orchestra
Mark Elder (conductor)

Janacek: Schluck und Jau (excerpts)
Dvorak: Violin Concerto
Rachmaninov: Symphony No 3

Followed by music by past winners of the RPS awards, which this year celebrates its twentieth anniversary in 2009.

Mozart - Piano Quintet in E Flat Major K 493
Paul Lewis - Piano
The Leopold String Trio
Marianne Thorsen - Violin
Scott Dickinson - Viola
Kate Gould - Cello
Hyperion CDA67373
Tracks 4-6

2 hours, 15 minutes

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