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BBC Symphony Orchestra in Bad Kissingen

Penny Gore presents the BBC SO and Czech conductor Jiri Belohlavek playing German music for a German audience - Schubert, Mendelssohn and Brahms at the spa town of Bad Kissingen.

Penny Gore continues her week featuring the BBC Symphony Orchestra on tour with a concert given just a couple of weeks ago. The BBC SO and and their outgoing Czech Chief Conductor Jiri Belohlavek play German music for a German audience: Schubert, Mendelssohn and Brahms at the spa town of Bad Kissingen. Russian-born American pianist Yefim Bronfman joins them for one of the great warhorses of the repertory: Brahms's Second Concerto.

Schubert: Overture in the Italian Style in D major, D590
BBC Symphony Orchestra,
Jiri Belohlavek (conductor).

c. 2.10pm
Mendelssohn: Symphony No 4 in A major, Op.90 (Italian)
BBC Symphony Orchestra,
Jiri Belohlavek (conductor).

c. 2.35pm
Brahms: Piano Concerto No 2 in Bb major
Yefim Bronfman (piano),
BBC Symphony Orchestra,
Jiri Belohlavek (conductor).

1 hour, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Franz Schubert

    Overture in the Italian Style in D major, D590. BBC Symphony Orchestra / Jiri Belohlavek

  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Symphony no. 4 in A major, Op. 90 (Italian). BBC SO / Jiri Belohlavek

  • Johannes Brahms

    Piano Concerto no. 2 in Bb major. Yefim Bronfman (piano), BBC SO / Jiri Belohlavek

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