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Louise Fryer with a celebration of the BBC Philharmonic's 75th birthday. Glazunov: Chopiniana. Mendelssohn: Hebrides Overture. Elgar: Cello Concerto. Plus Haydn, Bartok and Nielsen.

Louise Fryer presents a week celebrating the BBC Philharmonic's 75th birthday season with some of their best performances from the last year. Highlights include the BBC's Manchester-based orchestra in Haydn Symphonies and Bartok Concertos, with many of the artists most closely associated with the orchestra - including Principal Conductor Gianandrea Noseda, composer/conductor H K Gruber, pianist Jean-Efflam Bavouzet and Chief Guest Conductor Vassily Sinaisky.

Glazunov: Chopiniana
BBC Philharmonic
Vassily Sinaisky (conductor)

Mendelssohn: Hebrides Overture
BBC Philharmonic
Pablo Heras-Casado (conductor)

2.30pm
Elgar: Cello Concerto
Alban Gerhardt (cello)
BBC Philharmonic
Ludovic Morlot (conductor)

Haydn: Symphony no. 92 in G "Oxford"
BBC Philharmonic
Gianandrea Noseda (conductor)

3.20pm
Bartok: Violin Concerto no. 2
James Ehnes (violin)
BBC Philharmonic
Gianandrea Noseda (conductor)

Nielsen: Symphony no. 4 "The Inextinguishable"
BBC Philharmonic
John Storgards (conductor).

3 hours

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Mon 29 Mar 2010 14:00

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