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Episode 4

Penny Gore presents music. Brahms: Academic Festival Overture. Liszt: Mazeppa. Britten: Cello Symphony. Liszt: A Faust Symphony. Mussorgsky, arr Howarth: Pictures at an Exhibition.

2011 sees the 200th anniversary of Liszt's birth and this week Afternoon on Three marks the occasion with performances by BBC orchestras of some of his passionate and colourful tone poems. The week also sees the release of a new recording of Britten by the BBC Philharmonic. Plus a special focus on music from the recent Royal Northern College of Music Festival of Brass.

Presented by Penny Gore.

Brahms: Academic Festival Overture
Ulster Orchestra
Stefan Sanderling (conductor)

Liszt: Mazeppa
BBC Philharmonic
Gianandrea Noseda (conductor)

Britten: Cello Symphony
Paul Watkins (cello)
BBC Philharmonic
Edward Gardner (conductor)

3pm
Liszt: A Faust Symphony
BBC Philharmonic
Gianandrea Noseda (conductor)

4.20pm
Modest Mussorgsky (arr. Elgar Howarth): Pictures at an Exhibition
Venezuelan Brass Ensemble
Thomas Clamor (conductor).

3 hours

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Fri 4 Mar 2011 14:00

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