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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).

2 hours, 15 minutes

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Thu 2 Jul 2009 19:00

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