BBC SO - Elias/Haydn/Tchaikovsky
Presented by Catherine Bott. The BBC SO under Jiri Belohlavek perform the world premiere of Brian Elias's Doubles, Haydn's Cello Concerto No 1 and Tchaikovsky's Symphony No 6.
Presented by Catherine Bott.
The BBC Symphony Orchestra conducted by Jiri Belohlavek play the world premiere of Brian Elias's Doubles - a sort of concerto for orchestra featuring solos for many of the instruments, Haydn's Cello Concerto No 1 and Tchaikovsky's Symphony No 6, in a concert given at the Barbican Hall, London, on 16 May 2009.
Jean-Guihen Queyras (cello)
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Jiri Belohlavek (conductor)
Brian Elias: Doubles (world premiere; BBC commission)
Haydn: Cello Concerto No 1 in C
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No 6 (Pathetique)
Followed by songs about New York from Broadway musicals sung by Kim Criswell and Brent Barrett, with the BBC Concert Orchestra conducted by John McGlinn.
Porter: Down in the depths (Red Hot and Blue)
Porter: I happen to like New York (The New Yorkers)
Dana Suesse: Moon about Town
Berlin: Give Me Your Tired
Kim Criswell & Brent Barrett, singers
Maida Vale Singers
BBC Concert Orchestra
John McGlinn (conductor).