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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.

2pm
Nielsen: Maskarade Overture

2.10pm
Sibelius: Violin Concerto
Esther Yoo, violin

3.05pm
Klami: Kalevala Suite

BBC Symphony Orchestra
Santtu-Matias Rouvali, conductor

3.30pm
Strauss: Don Juan

3.50pm
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

    Vittskovlevsian

    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.

Credit

Role Contributor
Performer BBC Symphony Orchestra

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