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Louise Fryer presents music from the BBC SSO. Schubert: Overture (Rosamunde). Mozart: Violin Concerto No 3 (soloist: Esther Yoo). Plus Rossini, Mendelssohn and Schumann.

Louise Fryer presents a week featuring recent concerts by the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra playing Viennese classics: everything from Mozart and Haydn, through Schubert, Mendelssohn, Schumann, Brahms and Johann Strauss. to Berg! Plus a light sprinkling of Italian sunlight and other complementary icing on the cake.

You can hear all four Schumann Symphonies in the course of the week, starting today with no. 1, the 'Spring' Symphony. This afternoon there are also two of Mozart's greatest concertos, one each for violin and piano; plus - in a concert given in Glasgow at the end of January, which kicks off the programme - Mendelssohn's sunniest symphony, the 'Italian', and overtures by Rossini and Schubert.

Later in the week, there are three live 2pm concerts, by the BBC Philharmonic and Ulster Orchestras as well as the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra.

Schubert: Overture to Rosamunde

Mozart Violin Concerto no. 3 in G major, K.216
Esther Yoo (violin)

2.35pm
Rossini The Italian Girl in Algiers (Overture)

2.45pm
Mendelssohn Symphony no. 4 (Italian)
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra,
Michal Dworzynski (conductor).

3.15pm
Mozart Piano Concerto no. 24 in C minor, K.491
Khatia Buniatishvili (piano),
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra,
Gerard Korsten (conductor).

3.45pm
Schumann Symphony no. 1 in C major (Spring)
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra,
Gerard Korsten (conductor).

2 hours, 30 minutes

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Mon 18 Feb 2013 14:00

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Music Played

  • Franz Schubert

    Overture to Rosamunde

  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Violin Concerto no. 3 in G major, K.216

  • Gioachino Rossini

    The Italian Girl in Algiers (Overture)

    Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Claudio Abbado.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Symphony no. 4 (Italian)

  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Piano Concerto no. 24 in C minor, K.491

  • Gioachino Rossini

    La Cenerentola ?Finale

  • Robert Schumann

    Symphony no. 1 in C major (Spring)

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