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BBC SO - Sibelius, Detlev Glanert

David Robertson conducts the BBC Symphony Orchestra at the Barbican. Sibelius: Tapiola. Detlev Glanert: Musik fur Violine und Orchester (UK premiere). Sibelius: Symphony No 5.

Presented by Petroc Trelawny

David Robertson conducts the BBC SO in music by Sibelius' Tapiola and Symphony No 5 and Detlev Glanert's Musik für Violine und Orchester.

German composer Detlev Glanert invited BBC SO leader Stephen Bryant to introduce his violin concerto to the UK after a meeting at the 2009 BBC Proms. Inspired by Rilke's Sonnets to Orpheus, the concerto is an ideal introduction to the composer's beautifully crafted music and distinctive soundworld. The New York Times described David Robertson's 2009 Carnegie Hall performance of Sibelius's triumphant Fifth Symphony as 'the most transparent and riveting account of Sibelius's elusive Fifth Symphony in memory'.

Sibelius Tapiola
Detlev Glanert Musik für Violine und Orchester, Op 33 (UK premiere)
Sibelius Symphony No 5 in E flat major

BBC Symphony Orchestra
David Robertson conductor
Stephen Bryant violin

Followed by music from the BBC SO's Diverse Orchestras programme..

2 hours, 15 minutes