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Puccini - Gianni Schicchi

The BBC SSO in a concert featuring Harper, Prokofiev, Mozart, and Mendelssohn. Plus Thursday Opera Matinee: San Francisco Opera Chorus and Orchestra in Puccini's Gianni Schicchi.

In a packed programme, Jamie MacDougall presents a live concert by the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra at City Halls in Glasgow, before Penny Gore takes over for Thursday Opera Matinee and the culmination of the Beethoven concerto cycle.

Edward Harper: Intrada after Monteverdi
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
Mei-Ann Chen (conductor)

Prokofiev: Violin Concerto no. 1
Veronika Eberle (violin)
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
Mei-Ann Chen (conductor)

Mozart: Overture: The Magic Flute
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
Mei-Ann Chen (conductor)

Mendelssohn : Symphony no. 5 'Reformation'
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
Mei-Ann Chen (conductor)

3.25pm Thursday Opera Matinee

Puccini: Gianni Schicchi (Part 3 of 'Il Trittico')

Gianni Schicchi ..... Paolo Gavanelli (baritone)
Lauretta ..... Patricia Racette (soprano)
Zita ..... Meredith Arwady (contralto)
Rinuccio ..... David Lomelf (tenor)
Gherardo ..... Thomas Glenn (tenor)
Nella ..... Rebekah Camm (soprano)
Gherardino ..... Kyle Reidy (treble)
Betto ..... Jake Gardiner (bass-baritone)
Simone ..... Andrea Silvestrelli (bass)
Marco ..... Austin Kness (baritone)
La Ciesca ..... Catherine Cook (mezzo-soprano)
Spinelloccio ..... Bojan Knezevic (bass-baritone)
Anatio di Nicolao ..... Levi Hernandez (baritone)
Pinellio ..... Kenneth Kellogg (bass)
Guccio ..... Valery Portnov (bass-baritone)

San Francisco Opera Chorus and Orchestra
Patrick Summers (conductor)

4.15pm Beethoven concertos

Beethoven: Piano Concerto no. 5 in E flat major ('Emperor')
Ronald Brautigam (piano)
BBC Philharmonic
John Storgards (conductor).

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