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With Katie Derham. BBC Symphony Orchestra in Shostakovich: October. Ligeti: Ramifications. Glazunov: Violin Concerto. Rachmaninov: Isle of the Dead. Shostakovich: Symphony No 9.

The BBC Symphony Orchestra performs masterpieces by great Russian composers, and presents the new generation of soloists and conductors.

There's Shostakovich's Ninth Symphony, Rachmaninov's evocative Isle of the Dead and Glazunov's glorious Violin Concerto. And current BBC New Generation Artists Igor Levit (piano) and Alexandra Soumm (violin) are the soloists.

With Katie Derham

Shostakovich: October
BBC Symphony Orchestra,
Michael Seal (conductor).

c. 2.15pm
Mozart: Piano Concerto no. 12 in A major, K.414
Igor Levit (piano),
BBC Symphony Orchestra,
Michael Seal (conductor).

c. 2.40pm
Ligeti: Ramifications
BBC Symphony Orchestra strings,
Peter Manning (conductor).

c. 2.45pm
Glazunov: Violin Concerto
Alexandra Soumm (violin),
BBC Symphony Orchestra,
Michal Dworzynski (conductor).

c. 3.05pm
Rachmaninov: The Isle of the Dead
BBC Symphony Orchestra,
David Robertson (conductor).

c. 3.45pm
Shostakovich: Symphony No. 9
BBC Symphony Orchestra,
David Robertson (conductor).

2 hours, 30 minutes

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Mon 19 Mar 2012 14:00

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Music Played

  • Dmitry Shostakovich

    Symphony No. 2 "October"

    Performer: BBC Symphony Orchestra Conductor: Michael Seal

  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Piano Concerto No. 12, K414

    Performer: Igor Levit (Piano) Performer: BBC Symphony Orchestra Conductor: Michael Seal

  • György Ligeti

    Ramifications

    Performer: BBC Symphony Orchestra Conductor: Peter Manning

  • Alexander Glazunov

    Violin Concerto

    Performer: Alexandra Soumm (violin) Performer: BBC Symphony Orchestra Conductor: Michal Dworzinsky

  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    Isle of the Dead

    Performer: BBC Symphony Orchestra Conductor: David Robertson

  • Francisco Asenjo Barbieri

    Paloma's Song

    Performer: Daniela Lehner (mezzo-soprano) Performer: BBC Symphony Orchestra Conductor: Josep Pons

  • Ernesto Halffter

    "La corza Blanca" & "La Nina"

    Performer: Daniela Lehner (mezzo-soprano) Performer: BBC Symphony Orchestra Conductor: Josep Pons

  • Gerónimo Giménez

    Intermezzo from La Boda de Luis Alonso

    Performer: Daniela Lehner (mezzo-soprano) Performer: BBC Symphony Orchestra Conductor: Josep Pons

  • Dmitry Shostakovich

    Symphony 9

    Performer: BBC Symphony Orchestra Conductor: David Robertson

  • Anna CLYNE

    Rewind for orchestra and tape

    Performer: BBC Symphony Orchestra Conductor: Andre de Ridder

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