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Sibelius Symphony No 4

Live from Salford, BBC Philharmonic in Grieg: Holberg Suite. Rimsky-Korsakov: Sheherazade. Plus Sibelius: Symphony No 5. Bruch: Violin Concerto No 1. Gregson: Aztec Dances.

Live from Media City, Salford, Stuart Flinders introduces a concert by the BBC Philharmonic with Gustavo Gimeno conducting Grieg's Holberg Suite for string orchestra, followed by Rimsky-Korsakov's symphonic poem Sheherazade.
Then, Verity Sharp in London continues the afternoon with Bruch's First Violin Concerto, performed by soloist Elena Urioste with the orchestra conducted by Gergely Madaras. Then, as part of Afternoon on 3's Nordic and Baltic season, Sibelius's Fifth Symphony, with John Storgards on the rostrum. The afternoon comes to an end with composer Edward Gregson's view of pre-Columbian times in his Aztec Dances for flute and ensemble, with soloist Wissam Boustany and conductor Bramwell Tovey.

Live from Salford -

Grieg: Holberg Suite, Op.40

Rimsky-Korsakov: Sheherazade - symphonic suite, Op.35
BBC Philharmonic
Gustavo Gimeno (conductor)

Then, back from London -

Bruch: Concerto No. 1 in G minor, Op.26 for violin and orchestra
Elena Urioste (violin)
BBC Philharmonic
Gergely Madaras (conductor)

Sibelius: Symphony No. 5 in E flat major, Op.82
BBC Philharmonic
John Storgards (conductor)

Edward Gregson: Aztec Dances for flute and ensemble
Wissam Boustany (flute)
BBC Philharmonic
Bramwell Tovey (conductor).

2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Jean Sibelius

    Symphony no. 5 in E flat major, Op. 82

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: John StorgÄrds.
  • Max Bruch

    Violin Concerto no. 1 in G minor, Op. 26

    Performer: Elena Urioste. Conductor: Gergely Madaras. Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic.
  • Edvard Grieg

    Holberg Suite, Op. 40 (version for string orchestra)

  • Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov

    Sheherazade, symphonic suite Op. 35

  • Edward Gregson

    Aztec Dances for flute and ensemble

    Performer: Wissam Boustany. Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Bramwell Tovey.


Role Contributor
Performer BBC Philharmonic