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Episode 3

Penny Gore with music from the BBC Philharmonic. Prokofiev: Romeo and Juliet (excpts). Hindemith: Mathis der Maler. Prokofiev: Piano Concerto No 2. Hindemith: Der Schwanendreher.

Penny Gore ends her week featuring the music of Hindemith (marking the 50th anniversary of his death) and Prokofiev with two of the greatest works by each composer. She completes the brand-new recorded cycle of Prokofiev's Piano Concertos, featuring the BBC Philharmonic and soloist Jean-Efflam Bavouzet, with the epic No 2. And there's also music from Prokofiev's enduringly popular ballet score for 'Romeo and Juliet.' The two Hindemith works are a concerto for the instrument he championed most, both as performer and composer, and the powerful symphony he drew from his visionary opera 'Mathis der Maler'.

Prokofiev: Romeo and Juliet (selection)
BBC Philharmonic,
Juanjo Mena (conductor).

2.50
Hindemith:Der Schwanendreher - Viola Concerto
Maxim Rysanov (viola),
BBC National Orchestra of Wales,
Edwin Outwater (conductor).

3.15
Prokofiev: Piano Concerto No 2
BBC Philharmonic,
Jean-Efflam Bavouzet (piano),
Gianandrea Noseda (conductor).

3.50
Hindemith: Symphony 'Mathis der Maler'
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra,
Martyn Brabbins (conductor).

2 hours, 30 minutes

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Fri 13 Dec 2013 14:00

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Music Played

  • Paul Hindemith

    Der Schwanendreher - viola concerto

    Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales.
  • Sergei Prokofiev

    Piano Concerto no. 2 in G minor, Op.16

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic.
  • Sergei Prokofiev

    Romeo & Juliet Excerpts

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic.
  • Paul Hindemith

    Symphony (Mathis der Mahler)

    Orchestra: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra.
  • Georges Bizet

    Carmen Suite No 2 (Danse bohème)

    Orchestra: Orchestre national de France. Conductor: Seiji Ozawa.
    • The Best of Bizet.
    • Philips.
    • 14.
  • Frank Bridge

    Sir Roger de Coverley, Christmas Dance

    Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Richard Hickox.
    • Bridge: Orchestral Works Vol. 3: Shelley / BBC NOW / Hickox.
    • Chandos.
    • 8.

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