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With Penny Gore. Villa-Lobos: Bachianas Brasileiras No 5; Guitar Etudes Nos 7, 8 and 10; 2 Leyendas Amerindias; As Costureiras; Symphony No 9. Sibelius: Violin Concerto.

This week features the BBC Symphony Orchestra and BBC Singers in highlights from their Villa-Lobos Total Immersion concerts recorded at The Barbican earlier this month. Today's programme includes his most famous work - the Bachianas Brasileiras no.5, his Amerindian Legends, inspired by Brazilian folk traditions, and a rare chance to hear his Symphony no.9.

Introduced by Penny Gore from the Radio 3 pop-up studio at London's Southbank Centre. If you're in the area, visit the Radio 3 studio and performance space in the Royal Festival Hall Riverside Café to listen to Radio 3, ask questions and enjoy the special events.

2pm
Villa-Lobos: Bachianas Brasileiras no.5
Anu Komsi (soprano)
BBC SO
Sakari Oramo (conductor)

Villa-Lobos: Guitar Etudes: Etude no. 7 (Tres animé), Etude no. 8 (Modere), Etude no. 10 (Tres animé)
Sean Shibe (guitar)

2.20
Sibelius: Violin Concerto
Chee-Yun (violin)
BBC SO
Jiri Belohlavek (conductor)

Villa-Lobos: Duas Lendas Amerindias
Villa-Lobos: As Costureiras
BBC Singers
Celso Antunes (conductor)

3pm
Villa-Lobos: Symphony no.9
BBC SO
Sakari Oramo (conductor).

1 hour, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Heitor Villa‐Lobos

    Duas Lendas & As Costureiras

    Choir: BBC Singers.
  • Jean Sibelius

    Violin Concerto in D minor Op.47

    Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra.
  • Heitor Villa‐Lobos

    Bachianas Brasilieras no. 5

    Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra.
  • Heitor Villa‐Lobos

    Symphony no. 9

    Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra.
  • Heitor Villa‐Lobos

    Guitar Etudes: Etude no. 7 (Tres anime); Etude no. 8 (Modere); Etude no. 10 (Tres anime)

    Performer: Sean Shibe.

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