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Penny Gore presents music from the BBC SSO. Prokofiev: Symphony No 1; Piano Concerto No 1. Stravinsky: Petrushka. Tchaikovsky: Francesca da Rimini. Schumann: Violin Concerto.

Penny Gore presents highlights from the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra's recent concerts, including their special focus on music from 1911. From a concert conducted by Lan Shui, Prokofiev's youthfully virtuosic 1911 First Piano Concerto is performed by Russian piano whizz Denis Kozhukhin - as part of his complete Prokofiev Concerto cycle with the BBC SSO. Plus Prokofiev's Classical Symphony - music which addresses the past and the future - and works by two further Russian composers who look to tradition and innovation: Tchaikovsky's grand drama of the underworld, Francesca da Rimini; and the sparking of modernism heard in the original, richly orchestrated 1911 scoring of Stravinsky's Petrushka.

There's also a chance this week to hear selections from a recent concert by the orchestra with violinist Anthony Marwood exploring the music of Schumann: today, the Concerto in D minor.

Prokofiev: Symphony no. 1 in D major (Classical)
Stravinsky: Petrushka (1911)
Prokofiev: Piano Concerto no. 1 in D flat major (1911)
Tchaikovsky: Francesca da Rimini

Denis Kozhukhin (piano),
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra,
Lan Shui (conductor).

Schumann: Violin Concerto in D minor
Anthony Marwood (violin),
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra,
Douglas Boyd (conductor).

2 hours, 30 minutes

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Mon 16 Jan 2012 14:00

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Music Played

  • Sergei Prokofiev

    Symphony no. 1 in D major Op.25 (Classical)

    Conductor: Lan SHUI Performer: BBC Scottish S O

  • Igor Stravinsky

    Petrushka

    Conductor: Lan SHUI Performer: BBC Scottish S O

  • Sergei Prokofiev

    Concerto no. 1 in D flat major Op.10 for piano and orchestra

    Conductor: Lan SHUI Performer: Denis KOZHUKHIN - Piano Performer: BBC Scottish S O

  • Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Francesca da Rimini - symphonic fantasia after Dante Op.32

    Conductor: Lan SHUI Performer: BBC Scottish S O

  • Robert Schumann

    Concerto in D minor for violin and orchestra

    Conductor: Douglas BOYD Performer: Anthony MARWOOD - Violin Performer: BBC Scottish S O

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