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Episode 2

With Jonathan Swain. Moeran: Symphony. Schumann: Overture, Scherzo, Finale. Mozart: Violin Concerto No 4. Wesley: Give the king thy judgements. Brahms: Symphony No 4.

Jonathan Swain continues Afternoon on 3's month-long celebration of British symphonies with the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra and the Ulster Orchestra. Today he introduces the Ulster Orchestra in Ernest Moeran's Symphony in G minor. Plus the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra continue their recent tour of the Netherlands with a programme of Schumann, Mozart and Brahms. And in their concert interval, more choral music by Samuel Sebastian Wesley from the BBC Singers.

Moeran: Symphony in G minor
Ulster Orchestra,
Vernon Handley (conductor).

Schumann: Overture, Scherzo and Finale
Mozart Violin Concerto no. 4, K.218
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra,
Ilan Volkov (conductor).

S S Wesley: Give the King thy judgements
Olivia Robinson (soprano),
Lynette Alcantara (mezzo-soprano),
Robert Johnston (tenor),
Andrew Rupp (bass),
Richard Pearce (piano),
BBC Singers,
Conductor Paul Brough.

Brahms: Symphony no. 4
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra,
Ilan Volkov (conductor).

2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • E.J. Moeran

    Afternoon on 3

  • Robert Schumann

    Overture, Scherzo and Finale

  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Concerto no. 4 in D major K.218

  • Samuel Sebastian Wesley

    Give the King thy Judgements

  • Johannes Brahms

    Symphony no. 4 in E minor Op.98