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BBC Philharmonic - Mahler, Nicolai, Bartok, Delius

Penny Gore presents recent performances by the BBC Philharmonic. Mahler: Symphony No 2. Nicolai: Overture (The Merry Wives of Windsor). Bartok compl Serly: Viola Concerto.

Penny Gore presents recent performances by the BBC Philharmonic - including two concerts given just last week - plus brand-new CDs of British Concertos for string instruments with the BBC's orchestras.

The BBC Philharmonic and their new Chief Conductor Juanjo Mena start today with their performance of Mahler's enormous Second Symphony, given at Manchester's Bridgewater Hall on Saturday.

c. 14:00
Mahler: Symphony no. 2 (Resurrection)
Ailish Tynan (soprano)
Iris Vermillion (mezzo-soprano)
London Symphony Chorus
BBC Philharmonic
Juanjo Mena (conductor)

c. 15:25
Nicolai: Overture to The Merry Wives of Windsor
BBC Philharmonic
Gianandrea Noseda (conductor)

c. 15:30
Bartok compl. Serly: Viola Concerto
James Ehnes (viola)
BBC Philharmonic
Gianandrea Noseda (conductor)

c. 16:00
Delius: Double Concerto
Tasmin Little (violin)
Paul Watkins (cello)
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Andrew Davis (conductor).

2 hours, 30 minutes

Last on

Mon 26 Sep 2011 14:00

Music Played

  • Gustav Mahler

    Symphony no. 2 in C minor (Resurrection) for soprano, alto, chorus and orchestra

    Conductor: Juan Jose MENA Performer: Iris VERMILLION - Contralto Performer: Ailish TYNAN - Soprano Performer: BBC Philharmonic Performer: London Symphony Chorus

  • Otto Nicolai

    Overture: The Merry wives of Windsor - opera in 3 acts

    Conductor: Gianandrea NOSEDA Performer: BBC Philharmonic

  • Béla Bartók

    Concerto Sz.120 for viola and orchestra

    Conductor: Gianandrea NOSEDA Performer: James EHNES - Viola Performer: BBC Philharmonic

  • Frederick Delius

    Concerto RT.7.5 for violin, cello and orchestra

    Conductor: Andrew DAVIS Performer: Paul WATKINS - Cello Performer: Tasmin LITTLE - Violin Performer: BBC S O.