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Episode 3

A focus on the musical scene in the Nordic countries. Schumann: Symphony No 3. Prokofiev: Piano Concerto No 3. Respighi: Fountains of Rome. Strauss: Suite (Der Rosenkavalier).

This week Afternoon on 3 looks north to the rich musical scene in the Nordic countries, with performances of Schumann symphonies from the Bergen Symphony Orchestra, plus other music played by the Swedish Radio Orchestra, the Danish National Symphony Orchestra, the Tampere Philharmonic from Finland and the Iceland Symphony Orchestra.

2 hours

Music Played

  • Robert Schumann

    Symphony No. 3 in E flat, op. 97 ('Rhenish')

    Orchestra: Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Saleem Abboud Ashkar.

  • Sergei Prokofiev

    Piano Concerto No. 3 in C, op. 26

    Performer: Simon Trpceski (piano). Orchestra: Danish National Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Thomas Dausgaard.

  • Ottorino Respighi

    Fontane di Roma (Fountains of Rome)

    Orchestra: Danish National Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Rafael Fruhbeck de Burgos.

  • Richard Strauss

    Suite, from 'Der Rosenkavalier'

    Orchestra: Tampere Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Hannu Lintu.

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