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Music from the BBC SO on tour in Germany. Wagner: Prelude and Liebestod (Tristan und Isolde). Liszt: Piano Concerto No 2. Chopin: Mazurka in A minor. Shostakovich: Symphony No 15.

Wagner, Liszt and Shostakovich - the BBC Symphony Orchestra on tour in Dusseldorf, Germany with Chief Conductor Jiri Belohlavek. Plus BBC Radio 3 New Generation Artists.

Katie Derham presents the first of three concerts from the BBC Symphony Orchestra's recent tours of Germany, with the Russian pianist Nikolai Tokarev. And BBC Radio 3 New Generation Artists join the orchestra: Ben Johnson (tenor) performs Britten's atmospheric Serenade for Tenor, Horn & Strings and Nicolas Alstaedt (cello) plays Lutoslawski's thrilling Cello Concerto.

2 hours, 30 minutes

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Mon 6 Feb 2012 14:00

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Music Played

  • BBC Symphony Orchestra

    'Prelude' to Tristan und Isolde

    Conductor: Jiri Belohlavek Composition: Wagner

  • Franz Liszt

    Piano Concerto no. 2

    Performer: Nikolai Tokarev (piano) Performer: BBC Symphony Orchestra Conductor: Jiri Belohlavek

  • Frédéric Chopin

    Mazurka Op 17, No 4

    Performer: Nikolai Tokarev (piano)

  • Dmitry Shostakovich

    Symphony no. 15

    Performer: BBC Symphony Orchestra Conductor: Jiri Belohlavek

  • Benjamin Britten

    Serenade for Tenor, Horn & Strings

    Performer: Ben Johnson (tenor) Performer: Martin Owen (horn) Performer: BBC Symphony Orchestra strings Conductor: Leo Hussain

  • Lutoslawski

    Cello Concerto

    Performer: Nicholas Altstaedt (cello) Performer: BBC Symphony Orchestra Conductor: Michal Dworzinsky

  • Franz Schubert

    Moments Musicaux - no 4 in c sharp minor

    Performer: Nicolai Tokarev (piano)

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