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Episode 3

Katie Derham presents music performed by the BBC Philharmonic. Britten: Sinfonia da Requiem. Schubert: Symphony No 8. Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No 1.

With Katie Derham.

The BBC Philharmonic returned just a couple of weeks ago from Japan, and they end this Afternoon on 3 with a performance from that tour: Tchaikovsky's First Piano Concerto with Japanese pianist Nobuyuki Tsujii and Japanses conductor Yutaka Sado.

Before that, you can hear the orchestra in earlier visits to Spain and Germany: Gianandrea Noseda conducts Britten's passionate Sinfonia da Requiem in Barcelona, and his successor as the BBC Philharmonic's Chief Conductor, Juanjo Mena, conducts Schubert's Unfinished Symphony in Nuremberg.

Britten: Sinfonia da Requiem
BBC Philharmonic,
Gianandrea Noseda (conductor).

2.15pm
Schubert: Symphony No 8 in B minor, D 759 (Unfinished)
BBC Philharmonic,
Juanjo Mena (conductor).

2.40pm
Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No 1
Nobuyuki Tsujii (piano),
BBC Philharmonic,
Yutaka Sado (conductor).

1 hour, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Benjamin Britten

    Sinfonia da requiem Op.20

  • Franz Schubert

    Symphony no. 8 in B minor D.759 (Unfinished)

  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Concerto no. 1 in B flat minor Op.23

  • Engelbert Humperdinck

    Overture to 'Hansel und Gretel'

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