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From the Bridgewater Hall in Manchester, Vassily Sinaisky conducts the BBC Philharmonic in Franz Schmidt's Symphony No 4.

Live from The Bridgewater Hall, Manchester

Presented by Petroc Trelawny

The BBC Philharmonic, conducted by Vassily Sinaisky, performs Dvorak's Carnival Overture, Chopin's Piano Concerto No 2 with Daniil Trifonov, and Schmidt's Symphony No 4.

Schmidt: Symphony No 4

Daniil Trifonov (piano)
BBC Philharmonic
Vassily Sinaisky (conductor)

Meet Franz Schmidt, last of the Austrian Romantics. As storm clouds gathered over his native Austria, Schmidt poured a lifetime of heartbreak into his beautiful Fourth Symphony; music of profound emotion, glorious melody and some of the most tender poetry in 20th century music. Prize-winning 21-year-old virtuoso Daniil Trifonov is the perfect soloist for Chopin's youthful Second Concerto. Dvorak's colourful and exuberant overture starts the evening.

1 hour, 25 minutes

Last on

Fri 23 Nov 2012 20:35


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