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BBC Symphony Orchestra - Kaderabek, Dvorak, Martinu, Janacek

BBC Symphony Orchestra under Jiri Belohlavek in Czech music. Jiri Kaderabek: C for orchestra. Dvorak: The Golden Spinning Wheel. Martinu: Rhapsody Concerto. Janacek: Taras Bulba.

Live from the Barbican Hall, London

Presented by Martin Handley

Jiri Belohlavek conducts an all-Czech programme. Two of these works hark back to ancient myth: one tells of a Golden Spinning Wheel that mysteriously reveals a treacherous deed, the other of a Ukrainian Cossack Knight, Taras Bulba, who fights against oppression. Martinu's Rhapsody Concerto for viola and orchestra has a warm and very Bohemian lyricism, while Jiri Kaderabek's work which opens the concert shows a brand-new face of Czech music, urban and streetwise. This newly commissioned piece has a very simple starting point - the C major scale.

Jiri Kaderabek: C for orchestra (BBC commission: world premiere)
Dvorak: The Golden Spinning Wheel

8.15: Interval

8.35:
Martinu: Rhapsody Concerto
Janacek: Taras Bulba

Maxim Rysanov (viola)
BBC Symphony Orchestra
conductor Jiri Belohlavek.

2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • BBC SO

    • Jiri KADERABEK

      C for orchestra

      Conductor: Jiri BELOHLAVEK Performer: BBC S O.

    • Antonín Dvořák

      The Golden spinning-wheel [Zlaty kolovrat] Op.109

      Conductor: Jiri BELOHLAVEK Performer: BBC S O.

  • Music Interval

    • Luciano Berio

      Folk songs, rev. for mezzo & small orch [1973] [orig. with 7 instr]

      Conductor: Diego MASSON Performer: Daniela LEHNER - Mezzo-soprano Performer: BBC S O.

  • BBC SO

    • Bohuslav Martinu

      Rhapsody-concerto for viola and orchestra

      Conductor: Jiri BELOHLAVEK Performer: Maxim RYSANOV - Viola Performer: BBC S O.

    • Leos Janáček

      Taras Bulba - rhapsody for orchestra

      Conductor: Jiri BELOHLAVEK Performer: BBC S O.

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