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Concert given by the BBC SO. Elgar: Enigma Variations. Brostrom: Transit Underground. Alfven: Suite (The Mountain King). Rangstrom: Malarlegender. Plus Sibelius, Gothe, Szymanowski.

The BBC Symphony Orchestra continues Afternoon on 3's Nordic and Baltic season with a concert of music given at its Maida Vale studios in June; Rumon Gamba conducts works by Brostrom, Alfven, and Larsson Gothe with solo piano interludes performed by Clare Hammond. There's also an Elgar theme running through the week, today featuring his Enigma Variations. Plus Ben Johnson sings Szymanowski's Love Songs of Hafiz, from the BBC Symphony Orchestra's new recording of Szymanowski music.

Presented by Penny Gore

2pm
Elgar: Variations on an original theme ('Enigma') Op.36 for orchestra
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Sakari Oramo (conductor)

c.2.30
Brostrom: Transit underground for orchestra
Alfven: The Mountain king [Bergakungen] ? suite
Rangstrom: Malarlegender [3 legends] for piano
Sibelius: The Trees, Op75
Larsson Gothe: Symphony no. 2 (...sunt lacrimae rerum...)
Clare Hammond (piano)
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Rumon Gamba (conductor)

c.4.05
Szymanowski: Love Songs of Hafiz
Ben Johnson (tenor)
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Edward Gardner (conductor).

2 hours, 30 minutes

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Mon 17 Nov 2014 14:00

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Music Played

  • Edward Elgar

    Variations on an original theme 'Enigma' Op. 36

    Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sakari Oramo.
  • Brostrom

    Transit underground for orchestra

    Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Rumon Gamba.
  • Hugo Alfvén

    The Mountain King {Bergakungen] Suite

    Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Rumon Gamba.
  • Ture Rangstrom

    Malarlegender [3 legends] for piano

    Performer: Clare Hammond.
  • Jean Sibelius

    5 Pieces for piano (The Trees), Op. 75

    Performer: Clare Hammond.
  • Mats Larsson Gothe

    Symphony no. 2 (...sunt lacrimae rerum...)

    Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Rumon Gamba.
  • Karol Szymanowski

    Love songs of Hafiz (Des Hafis Liebeslieder), Op. 26

    Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Singer: Ben Johnson. Conductor: Edward Gardner.
  • Edward Elgar

    Serenade for Strings in E minor, Op. 20

    Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sir Andrew Davis.
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