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Sibelius Symphony No 7

Verity Sharp features Sibelius's Symphony No 7. Plus Mozart's Clarinet Concerto in A and Moeran's Violin Concerto as well as music by Mendelssohn, Vaughan Williams and Kodaly.

Verity Sharp introduces recordings by the BBC Philharmonic including Mozart's Clarinet Concerto, with Mark Simpson playing the basset clarinet, under Gianandrea Noseda, Then, Juanjo Mena conducts the ensemble in a recent concert featuring Mendelssohn's Hebrides overture, Moeran's Violin Concerto with Tasmin Little soloist, who also performs Vaughan Williams's The Lark ascending. Next is Kodaly's Variations on a Hungarian folk-song (The Peacock), conducted by Gergely Madaras. Closing the afternoon, and the week too, is Sibelius's Seventh Symphony, his last work in the genre, as part of Radio 3's Nordic and Baltic season. Conducting the BBC Philharmonic is John Storgards.

Mozart: Clarinet Concerto in A major, K. 622
Mark Simpson (basset clarinet)
BBC Philharmonic
Gianandrea Noseda (conductor)

2.30pm
Mendelssohn: The Hebrides (Fingal's Cave) - overture, Op.26

2.40pm
Moeran: Violin Concerto

3.15pm
Vaughan Williams: The Lark Ascending
Tasmin Little (violin)
BBC Philharmonic
Juanjo Mena (conductor)

3.40pm
Kodaly: Variations on a Hungarian folk-song (The Peacock)
BBC Philharmonic
Gergely Madaras (conductor)

4.05pm
Sibelius Symphony No. 7 in C major, Op.105
BBC Philharmonic
John Storgards (conductor).

2 hours, 30 minutes

Last on

Fri 31 Oct 2014 14:00

Music Played

  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Clarinet Concerto in A major, KV. 622

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Performer: Mark Simpson. Conductor: Gianandrea Noseda.
  • Gustav Holst

    Mercury, the Winged Messenger (The Planets, Op 32)

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Sir Andrew Davis.
    • Holst: Orchestral Works, Volume 2.
    • Chandos.
    • 12.
  • Zoltán Kodály

    Variations on a Hungarian folksong (The Peacock) for orchestra

    Conductor: Gergely Madaras. Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic.
  • E.J. Moeran

    Concerto for Violin and Orchestra

    Performer: Tasmin Little. Conductor: Juanjo Mena. Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic.
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    The Lark Ascending - for Violin and Orchestra

    Performer: Tasmin Little. Conductor: Juanjo Mena. Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    The Hebrides (Fingal's cave), Op. 26 - An overture for orchestra

    Conductor: Juanjo Mena. Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic.
  • Jean Sibelius

    Symphony no. 7 in C major, Op. 105

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: John Storgårds.

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Role Contributor
Performer BBC Philharmonic

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