With Louise Fryer. Arriaga: Overture (Los esclavos felices). Rodrigo: Concierto en modo galante. Ravel: Alborada del gracioso. Shostakovich: King Lear. Plus Tchaikovsky.
Louise Fryer introduces performances by the BBC Philharmonic with a Spanish thread inspired by the orchestra's new Basque-born Chief Conductor Juanjo Mena. There's music by Spanish composers from the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, and also by Maurice Ravel whose mother was Basque and who was inspired by Spain throughout his life.
Plus Shostakovich and Tchaikovsky's musical interpretations of Shakespearean protagonists, King Lear and Hamlet.