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
Gustavo Gimeno (conductor)
Then, back from London -
Bruch: Concerto No. 1 in G minor, Op.26 for violin and orchestra
Elena Urioste (violin)
Gergely Madaras (conductor)
Sibelius: Symphony No. 5 in E flat major, Op.82
John Storgards (conductor)
Edward Gregson: Aztec Dances for flute and ensemble
Wissam Boustany (flute)
Bramwell Tovey (conductor).