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BBC Symphony Orchestra in Chausson: Viviane. Saint-Saens: Cello Concerto No 1 in A minor. Debussy, orch Koechlin: Khamma. Dukas: The Sorcerer's Apprentice. Plus Ravel and Lalo.

This week Afternoon on 3 features French music, centered around the BBC Philharmonic's Reflections on Debussy series celebrating the 150th anniversary of his birth. Today the theme is taken up by the BBC Symphony Orchestra, with the young French conductor Fabien Gabel. The Orchestra is joined by Radio 3 New Generation Artist Nicolas Altstaedt for Saint-Saens's ever-popular First Cello Concerto. Plus Artur Pizarro plays Ravel's Concerto for the Left Hand, and more French and French-influenced music from the BBC Philharmonic.

Presented by Louise Fryer.

2pm
Chausson: Viviane
Saint-Saƫns: Cello Concerto No. 1 in A minor
Debussy orch Koechlin: Khamma
Dukas: The Sorcerer's Apprentice
Nicolas Altstaedt (cello),
BBC Symphony Orchestra,
Fabien Gabel (conductor).

3.05pm
Ravel: Concerto for piano left hand
Artur Pizarro (piano),
BBC Symphony Orchestra,
Susanna Malkki (conductor).

3.25pm
Casella: La Donna serpente, Symphonic Fragments 2
BBC Philharmonic,
Gianandrea Noseda (conductor).

3.40pm
Lalo: Symphonie espagnole
Renaud Capucon (violin),
BBC Philharmonic,
Juanjo Mena (conductor).

2 hours, 30 minutes

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Fri 27 Apr 2012 14:00

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