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Episode 3

Live from MediaCity in Salford, Gianandrea Noseda conducts the BBC Philharmonic in Mozart and Casella. Soprano Ruby Hughes joins them to sing works by Haydn and Strauss.

Continuing this week's focus on the Viennese classics, today's programme opens with a live concert by the BBC Philharmonic from their home at MediaCity, Salford Quays. The orchestra's Italian Conductor Laureate Gianandrea Noseda joins them for a programme featuring Mozart, Haydn and Richard Strauss, plus Noseda's fellow countryman Alfredo Casella. The soloist in the Haydn and Strauss is Radio 3 New Generation Artist Ruby Hughes.

After the concert, Louise Fryer presents more Haydn from this week's featured orchestra, the BBC Scottish SO, conducted by Baroque and Classical specialist Nicholas McGegan.

Mozart: Overture to La Clemenza di Tito
Haydn: Scena di Berenice
Ruby Hughes (soprano)

Casella: Elegia eroica (Heroic Elegy)

Richard Strauss: Four Songs - Freundliche Vision; Waldseligkeit; Befreit; Zueignung
Ruby Hughes (soprano)
BBC Philharmonic
Gianandrea Noseda (conductor)

Haydn Symphony no. 59 in A major, H.1.59 (Fire)
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
Nicholas McGegan (conductor).

1 hour, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Joseph Haydn

    Symphony no. 59 in A major, H.1.59 (Fire)