LSO - Toshio Hosokawa, Ravel, Mahler
Robin Ticciati conducts the LSO at the Barbican. Toshio Hosokawa: Blossoming II. Ravel: Piano Concerto in G (with Simon Trpceski). Mahler: Symphony No 4 (Karen Cargill: mezzo).
Live from the Barbican Hall, London
Presented by Petroc Trelawny
Robin Ticciati conducts the LSO in Mahler's 4th Symphony and Ravel's Piano Concerto, with Simon Trpceski as soloist.
Toshio Hosokawa: Blossoming II
Ravel: Piano Concerto in G major
8.15: Interval - Petroc Trelawny talks to Simon Trpceski and plays some of his recordings, including
Liszt: Hungarian Rhapsody no.2
Mahler: Symphony No 4
Karen Cargill, mezzo-soprano
Simon Trpceski, piano
London Symphony Orchestra
Robin Ticciati, conductor
Macedonian pianist Simon Trpceski, a former BBC New Generation Artist, is well-known to British audiences. Under the baton of Glyndebourne's new Music Director, Robin Ticciati, he plays Ravel's exquisite G major Concerto in between a recent piece for chamber orchestra by Japanese composer Toshio Hosokawa inspired by the lotus, the symbolic flower of Buddhism, and Mahler's great Fourth Symphony, in which the LSO is joined by mezzo-soprano Karen Cargill for the hymn-like finale 'The Heavenly Life.