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Presented by Louise Fryer. Debussy: Images. Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue. Mussorgsky, orch Ravel: Pictures at an Exhibition. Ravel: Bolero. Casella: A notte alta.

This week Afternoon on 3 features French music, centred around the BBC Philharmonic's Reflections on Debussy series celebrating the 150th anniversary of his birth. Today's concert focuses on orchestral pictures, culminating in Ravel's orchestration of Mussorgsky's famous set. Plus music from Ravel himself and his good friend, the Italian composer Alfredo Casella.

Presented by Louise Fryer.

2pm
Debussy: Images
Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue
Mussorgsky orch Ravel: Pictures at an Exhibition
Steven Osborne (piano),
BBC Philharmonic,
Juanjo Mena (conductor).

3.30pm
Ravel: Bolero
BBC Philharmonic,
Juanjo Mena (conductor).

3.45pm
Casella: A notte alta
Martin Roscoe (piano),
BBC Philharmonic,
Gianandrea Noseda (conductor).

4.05pm
Ravel: Rapsodie espagnole
BBC Philharmonic,
Juanjo Mena (conductor).

2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Claude Debussy

    Gigues [1st movement of "Images"]

    Conductor: Juanjo MENA Performer: BBC Philharmonic

  • Claude Debussy

    Iberia [2nd movement of "Images"]

    Conductor: Juanjo MENA Performer: BBC Philharmonic

  • Claude Debussy

    Rondes de printemps [3rd movement of "Images"]

    Conductor: Juanjo MENA Performer: BBC Philharmonic

  • George Gershwin

    Rhapsody in blue for piano and orchestra

    Conductor: Juanjo MENA Performer: Steven OSBORNE - Piano Performer: BBC Philharmonic

  • Modest Mussorgsky

    Pictures from an exhibition, orch. Ravel

    Conductor: Juanjo MENA Performer: BBC Philharmonic

  • Maurice Ravel

    Bolero for orchestra

    Conductor: Juanjo MENA Performer: BBC Philharmonic

  • Alfredo Casella

    A notte alta Op.30bis for piano and orchestra

    Conductor: Gianandrea NOSEDA Performer: Martin ROSCOE - Piano Performer: BBC Philharmonic

  • Maurice Ravel

    Rapsodie espagnole vers. for orchestra

    Conductor: Juanjo MENA Performer: BBC Philharmonic

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