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Music from the BBC SSO. Weber: Overture (Der Freischutz). Mozart: Symphony, KA221. Mlynarski: Violin Concerto No 1. Shostakovich: Symphony No 1. Plus Bruch and Stravinsky.

This week Louise Fryer introduces music recorded recently by the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, including Polish repertoire for violin and orchestra from a forthcoming commercial release.
On Thursday, in our opera matinee we'll hear Gluck's Alceste with Marc Minkowski conducting Les Musiciens du Louvre.
Today, as showcase for the week, a varied repertoire including Weber's overture to the opera Der Freischutz, Mozart's symphony in G major KA. 221, Shostakovich's 1st symphony, Bruch Double Concerto for clarinet and viola, and Stravinsky's ballet Pulcinella scored for orchestra and solo singers. Also, the rarely heard first Violin Concerto by Emil Mlynarski.

Weber - Der Freischutz, overture
BBC Scottish SO
Andrew Grams, conductor

Mozart - Symphony in G major, KA. 221 (K. 45a)
BBC Scottish SO
Andrew Gourlay, conductor

Mlynarski - Violin Concerto No. 1 in D minor
BBC Scottish SO
Eugene Ugorski, violin
Michal Dworzynski, conductor

Shostakovich - Symphony No. 1 in F minor, Op. 10
BBC Scottish SO
Donald Runnicles, conductor

Bruch - Double Concerto in E minor for clarinet, viola and orchestra, Op. 88
BBC Scottish SO
Scott Dickinson, viola
Yann Ghiro, clarinet
Andrew Gourlay, conductor

Stravinksy - Pulcinella, ballet
BBC Scottish SO
Karen Cargill, mezzo-soprano
Thomas Walker, tenor
Andrew Foster-Williams, baritone
Matthias Pintscher, conductor.

2 hours, 30 minutes

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Mon 17 Feb 2014 14:00

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Music Played

  • Carl Maria von Weber

    Overture to Der Freischutz, J.277

    Orchestra: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Symphony in G major KA.221 (K.45a)

    Orchestra: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra.
  • Dmitry Shostakovich

    Symphony no. 1 in F minor Op.10

    Orchestra: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra.
  • Max Bruch

    Concerto in E minor Op.88 for clarinet, viola and orchestra

    Orchestra: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra.
  • Młynarski plays Młynarski

    Violin Concerto no. 1 in D minor Op.11

    Orchestra: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra.
  • Igor Stravinsky

    Pulcinella - ballet

    Orchestra: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra.
  • Christoph Willibald Gluck

    La rencontre imprevue (Overture)

    Ensemble: Concerto Köln. Director: Werner Ehrhardt. Ensemble: Sarband. Director: Vladimir Ivanoff.
    • Concerto Koln/Sarband: Dream of the Orient.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 1.


Role Contributor
Performer BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra