Main content
Sorry, this episode is not currently available

BBC Symphony Orchestra

A live concert by the BBC Symphony Orchestra. Nielsen: Maskarade Overture. Sibelius: Violin Concerto. Klami: Kalevala Suite. Strauss: Don Juan. Stravsinksy: The Firebird.

Today's live concert features the BBC Symphony Orchestra with a programme reflecting Afternoon on 3's Nordic and Baltic season. Nielsen's Maskarade Overture is followed by Sibelius's Violin Concerto with New Generation Artist soloist Esther Yoo, and finishes with fellow Norwegian Klami's Kalevala Suite - a colourful setting of Finland's national epic poem. Young Finnish conducting star Santtu-Matias Rouvali makes his BBC Symphony Orchestra and Radio 3 debut. After this afternoon's live performance, a chance to hear the BBC Symphony Orchestra in concert in Madrid earlier this year.

Nielsen: Maskarade Overture

Sibelius: Violin Concerto
Esther Yoo, violin

Klami: Kalevala Suite

BBC Symphony Orchestra
Santtu-Matias Rouvali, conductor

Strauss: Don Juan

Stravsinksy: The Firebird - suite (1945)

BBC Symphony Orchestra
Sakari Oramo, conductor.

2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Edvard Grieg

    2 Elelgiac Melodies Op.34 - No.2 Last Spring

    Conductor: Michael Seal. Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic.
  • Trad


    Ensemble: Linne Quintet. Ensemble: Uppsala Chamber Soloists. Music Arranger: Lindberg, Steffan. Choir: Orphei Drängar. Choir: Cecilia Rydinger Alin.
  • Einojuhani Rautavaara

    The First runo for female choir

    Choir: BBC Singers. Conductor: Stephen Cleobury.
  • Gioachino Rossini

    La scala di seta (The silken ladder) - Overture

    Conductor: Juanjo Mena. Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic.
  • Igor Stravinsky

    The Firebird Suite (1945)

    Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sakari Oramo.


Role Contributor
Performer BBC Symphony Orchestra