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Episode 2

Presented by Penny Gore. Glinka: Ruslan and Ludmila Overture. Tchaikovsky: Symphony No 2. Shostakovich: Cello Concerto No 2. Rozsa: Ben-Hur Suite. Beethoven: Piano Concerto No 5.

This week Penny Gore introduces music recorded recently by the BBC Philharmonic, including Russian repertoire from Glinka and Tchaikovsky to Rachmaninov and Shostakovich. And each day we will feature the film music of Miklos Rozsa

On Thursday, in our opera matinee we'll hear Haydn's rarely heard opera, La Vera Costanza - True Constancy in a recording from the Bruhl Haydn Festival.

Today a varied repertoire including Tchaikovsky Symphony No 2, Shostakovich 2nd Cello concerto and Beethoven's Emperor concerto.

Presented by Penny Gore

2pm
Glinka - Ruslan and Ludmila Overture
BBC Philharmonic
Juanjo Mena (conductor)

Tchaikovsky - Symphony no. 2 in C minor Op.17 (Little Russian)
BBC Philharmonic
Vassily Sinaisky (conductor)

2.40
Shostakovich - Cello Concerto no. 2 in G Op.126
BBC Philharmonic
Juanjo Mena (conductor)
Alban Gerhardt (cello)

Rozsa - Ben-Hur suite
BBC Philharmonic
Rumon Gamba (conductor)

3.30
Beethoven - Piano Concerto no. 5 in E flat Op.73 (Emperor)
BBC Philharmonic
Juanjo Mena (conductor)
Ashley Wass (piano).

2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Mikhail Ivanovich Glinka

    Ruslan and Ludmila Overture

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Juanjo Mena.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Symphony no. 2 in C minor Op.17 (Little Russian)

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Vassily Sinaisky.
  • Dmitry Shostakovich

    Cello Concerto no. 2 in G Op.126

    Performer: Alban Gerhardt. Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Juanjo Mena.
  • Miklós Rózsa

    Ben-Hur suite

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Rumon Gamba.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Piano Concerto no. 5 in E flat Op.73 (Emperor)

    Performer: Ashley Wass. Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Juanjo Mena.
  • William Alwyn

    Waltz from Cure for Love

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Rumon Gamba.
    • Chandos.
    • 10349.
    • 19.

Credit

Role Contributor
Performer BBC Philharmonic

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