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Episode 5

Live from Maida Vale, BBC SO in Korngold: Schauspiel Overture. Villa-Lobos: Guitar Concerto. Glazunov: Violin Concerto in A minor. Revueltas: Sensemaya. Plus Szymanowski, Sibelius.

Christopher Cook presents the BBC Symphony Orchestra conducted by Michael Seal in a concert live from Maida Vale. The orchestra is joined by New Generation Artists Sean Shibe and Elena Urioste for Villa-Lobos' Guitar Concerto and Glazunov's Violin Concerto, before Revueltas's energetic Sensemaya. Plus, Szymanowski's Symphony no.3 from a new recording by the orchestra and BBC Symphony Chorus, and Nordic music from Sibelius - his incidental music for the play King Christian II.

2pm - LIVE from Maida Vale presented by Christopher Cook

Korngold: Schauspiel Overture

Villa-Lobos: Guitar Concerto
Sean Shibe (guitar)

Glazunov: Violin Concerto in A minor
Elena Urioste (violin)

Revueltas: Sensemaya

BBC Symphony Orchestra
Michael Seal (conductor)

c.3.30 Presented by Penny Gore.
Szymanowski: Symphony No. 3, 'Song of the Night'
Ben Johnson (tenor)
BBC Symphony Chorus
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Edward Gardner (conductor)

Sibelius: King Christian II - incidental music Op.27 [for the play by Adolf Paul]
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Sakari Oramo (conductor).

2 hours, 30 minutes

Last on

Fri 21 Nov 2014 14:00

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Music Played

  • Alexander Glazunov

    Violin Concerto

  • Edward Elgar

    Part Songs: Love, Op. 18 no. 2; Go, Song of Mine, Op. 57; The Shower, op. 71 no. 1

    Choir: BBC Singers. Conductor: Stephen Cleobury.
  • Erich Wolfgang Korngold

    Schauspiel Overture

  • Silvestre Revueltas


  • Jean Sibelius

    King Christian II - incidental music, Op. 27

    Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sakari Oramo.
  • Karol Szymanowski

    Symphony no. 3, Op. 27 (The song of the night)

    Choir: BBC Symphony Chorus. Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Singer: Ben Johnson. Conductor: Edward Gardner.
  • Heitor Villa‐Lobos

    Guitar Concerto

  • Heitor Villa‐Lobos

    Guitar Concerto

  • Wagner

    Zurich Waltzes


Role Contributor
Performer BBC Symphony Orchestra