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With Katie Derham. Nielsen: An Imaginary Journey to the Faroes. Walton: Belshazzar's Feast. Dutilleux: Concerto. Sibelius: Pelleas et Melisande (excts). Shostakovich: Symphony No 5.

This week Katie Derham presents performances by the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, beginning with more from Afternoon on 3's Nordic and Baltic season - Nielsen's overture An Imaginary journey to the Faroes. And from the Faroes to Orkney for a performance of Walton's oratorio Belshazzar's Feast from the St Magnus Festival, with the BBC Singers, St Magnus Festival Chorus and baritone Sergei Leiferkus. There's a new recording of Dutilleux's cello concerto, and the programme ends with a performance of Shostakovich's 5th Symphony, conducted by Martyn Brabbins at City Halls Glasgow.

c.2pm
Nielsen An Imaginary journey to the Faroes - rhapsodic overture FS.123
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
Thomas Dausgaard (conductor)

c.2.10pm
Walton Belshazzar's feast - oratorio for baritone solo, chorus and orchestra
Sergei Leiferkus (baritone)
BBC Singers
St Magnus Festival Chorus
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
Ben Gernon (conductor)

Dutilleux Concerto (Tout un monde lointain ...) for cello and orchestra
Leonard Elschenbroich (cello)
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
John Wilson (conductor)

c.3.15pm
Sibelius Pelleas et Melisande - incidental music Op.46 - extracts
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
Garry Walker (conductor)

c.3.20pm
Shostakovich Symphony no. 5 in D minor Op.47
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
Martyn Brabbins (conductor).

2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Carl Nielsen

    An imaginary journey to the Faroes - a rhapsodic overture

    Conductor: Thomas Dausgaard. Orchestra: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra.
  • William Walton

    Belshazzar's Feast - a Oratorio for baritone solo, chorus and orchestra

    Choir: St Magnus Festival Chorus. Conductor: Ben Gernon. Singer: Sergei Petrovich Leiferkus. Choir: BBC Singers. Orchestra: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra.
  • Henri Dutilleux

    Tout un monde lointain... - a Concerto for Cello and Orchestra

    Performer: Leonard Elschenbroich. Conductor: John Wilson. Orchestra: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra.
  • Jean Sibelius

    Pelleas et Melisande - Incidental music, Op. 46 (Excerpts)

    Conductor: Garry Walker. Orchestra: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra.
  • Dmitry Shostakovich

    Symphony no. 5 in D minor, Op. 47

    Conductor: Martyn Brabbins. Orchestra: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra.
  • Frederick Keel

    Tomorrow for voice and piano

    Performer: Malcolm Martineau. Singer: Robin Tritschler.
    • Songs of 1914.
    • Signum Classics.
    • 10.

Credit

Role Contributor
Performer BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra

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