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Exploring Gianandrea Noseda's work with the BBC Philharmonic. Schumann: Genoveva Overture. Giordano: Siberia (excerpt). Rachmaninov: Symphony No 3. Bartok: Violin Concerto No 1.

Louise Fryer celebrates the work of the BBC Philharmonic and Gianandrea Noseda who leaves them this Summer after a distinguished decade in charge as Chief Conductor
Today there's also the chance to hear a rare performance of a ballet by Noseda's compatriot Dallapiccola. Written during the bleakest period of WW2 - like all his stage works - it portrays an unequal confrontation between an individual and a musical greater force. Here, the satyr Marsyas is bold enough to challenge the god Apollo to a musical contest. Naturally he loses, and is punished by being flayed alive.

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Music Played

  • Robert Schumann

    'Overture' from Genoveva

    Conductor: Gianandrea Noseda Performer: BBC Philharmonic

  • Umberto Giordano

    'Prelude to Act 2' from Siberia

    Conductor: Gianandrea Noseda Performer: BBC Philharmonic

  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    Symphony no. 3 in A minor Op.44

    Conductor: Gianandrea Noseda Performer: BBC Philharmonic

  • Béla Bartók

    Concerto no. 1 for violin and orchestra

    Conductor: Gianandrea Noseda Performer: James Ehnes (violin) Performer: BBC Philharmonic

  • Luigi Dallapiccola

    Marsia (ballet)

    Conductor: Gianandrea Noseda Performer: BBC Philharmonic

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