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Episode 4

Music from the BBC SO. Britten: 4 Sea Interludes (Peter Grimes). Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto No 2 (with Lars Vogt). Brahms: Symphony No 1. Mendelssohn: String Symphony No 9.

Penny Gore presents a concert recorded earlier this week by the BBC SO on tour in the Sultanate of Oman, featuring Britten's Four Sea Interludes from Peter Grimes, Rachmaninov's Piano Concerto No 2, with soloist Lars Vogt, and Brahms' Symphony No 1, under the baton of Jakub Hrusa. Followed by Mendelssohn's String Symphony No. 9 and then Oliver Knussen's Autumnal for Violin and Piano, appropriate for this time of the year, taken from the recent Total Immersion series at the Barbican Centre in London, celebrating the composer's 60th birthday.

Britten: Four Sea Interludes from Peter Grimes
Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto No. 2 in C minor, Op 18
Brahms: Symphony No. 1 in C minor Op 68
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Lars Vogt, piano
Jakub Hrusa, conductor

Then at

Mendelssohn: String Symphony No. 9 in C major
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Andrew Haveron, director

Knussen: Autumnal for Violin and Piano, Op 14
Alexandra Wood, violin
Huw Watkins, piano.

2 hours, 30 minutes

Last on

Fri 23 Nov 2012 14:00

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Music Played

  • Benjamin Britten

    4 Sea interludes [from 'Peter Grimes'] Op.33a [concert version]

  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    Concerto no. 2

  • Johannes Brahms

    Symphony no. 1 in C minor Op.68

  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Symphony for string orchestra no. 9 in C

  • Oliver Knussen

    Autumnal for Violin and Piano, Op 14