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Episode 4

Presented by Katie Derham. Schoenberg: A Survivor from Warsaw. Beethoven: Symphony No 5. Bliss: The Beatitudes. Rozsa: The Vintner's Daughter. Prokofiev: Piano Concerto No 3.

Katie Derham continues her week of programmes focusing on the BBC Philharmonic. First is a recent concert given by the orchestra and conductor Paul Daniel in Coventry Cathedral including works by Schoenberg, Beethoven and Bliss.
This is followed by another of Hungarian composer Miklos Rozsa's orchestral works, The Vintner's Daughter, a set of variations based on a poem by Swiss poet Juste Olivier. Then, continuing the BBC's Piano season, Jean-Efflam Bavouzet and conductor Gianandrea Noseda join the orchestra for a performance of Prokofiev's Piano Concerto No. 3.

Schoenberg: A Survivor from Warsaw
Beethoven: Symphony No 5
Bliss: The Beatitudes

Omar Ibrahim (narrator)
Orla Boylan (soprano)
Andrew Kennedy (tenor)
Sheffield Philharmonic Chorus,
BBC Philharmonic,
Paul Daniel (conductor).

Rozsa: The Vintner's Daughter
BBC Philharmonic,
Rumon Gamba (conductor).

Prokofiev: Piano Concerto No 3
Jean-Efflam Bavouzet,
BBC Philharmonic,
Gianandrea Noseda (conductor).

2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Luigi Boccherini

    Sonata for cello and continuo no. 11 (G.11) in Eb maj, 3rd mvt;Tempo di minuetto

    • Boccherini: String Quintets Op.11, 4-6: Smithsonian Chamber Players.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
  • Arnold Schoenberg

    A Survivor from Warsaw Op.46 for narrator, male chorus and orchestra

    Conductor: Paul DANIEL Performer: Omar Ebrahim - Narrator Performer: BBC Philharmonic Performer: Sheffield Philharmonic Chorus

  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Symphony no. 5 in C minor Op.67

    Conductor: Paul DANIEL Performer: BBC Philharmonic

  • Arthur Bliss

    The Beatitudes - cantata for soloists, chorus, organ and orchestra

    Conductor: Paul DANIEL Performer: Andrew KENNEDY - Tenor Performer: Orla BOYLAN - Soprano Performer: BBC Philharmonic Performer: Sheffield Philharmonic Chorus

  • Miklós Rózsa

    The Vintner's daughter - 12 variations on a French folksong vers. for orchestra

    Conductor: Rumon GAMBA Performer: BBC Philharmonic

  • Sergei Prokofiev

    Concerto no. 3 in C major Op.26 for piano and orchestra

    Conductor: Gianandrea NOSEDA Performer: Jean-Efflam BAVOUZET - Piano Performer: BBC Philharmonic

  • Luigi Boccherini

    Sonata no. 11 in E flat major G.11 for cello and continuo

    Performer: Smithsonian Chamber Players

    • HARMONIA MUNDI.
    • RD 77159.

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