Verity Sharp features Sibelius's Symphony No 6. Plus Nielsen: An Imaginary Journey to the Faroes. Peteris Vasks: Cantabile. Maxwell Davies: Symphony No 5.
Continuing with Radio 3's Nordic and Baltic season Verity Sharp introduces performances by the BBC Philharmonic with music by Sibelius, Nielsen, Vasks and Peter Maxwell Davies, all under the baton of John Storgards. First this afternoon, Sibelius's Sixth Symphony, followed by music recorded in a recent concert given by the orchestra in Salford, including Carl Nielsen's rhapsodic overture An Imaginary Journey to the Faroes; then, Cantabile for orchestra by the Latvian composer Peteris Vasks, ending with Sir Peter Maxwell Davies's Fifth Symphony.
Sibelius: Symphony No. 6 in D minor, Op.104
Nielsen: An Imaginary journey to the Faroes - rhapsodic overture
Peteris Vasks: Cantabile for orchestra
Peter Maxwell Davies: Symphony No. 5
John Storgards (conductor).