With Louise Fryer. Ravel: Rapsodie espagnole. Falla: The Three-Cornered Hat (excts). Ravel: Bolero; Piano Concerto in G (with Benjamin Grosvenor). Shostakovich: Symphony No 11.
From Monday to Wednesday this week Louise Fryer introduces performances by the BBC Philharmonic. There's a Spanish thread inspired by the BBC Philharmonic's new Basque-born Chief Conductor Juanjo Mena, with works by Spanish composers and also by Maurice Ravel whose mother was Basque and who was inspired by Spain throughout his life. Plus, by way of contrast, Russian music.
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