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Royal Northern Sinfonia - Turnage, Prokofiev, Sibelius, Beethoven

Royal Northern Sinfonia under Ainars Rubikis, with Hyeyoon Park (violin). Turnage: A Quiet Life. Prokofiev: Violin Concerto No 2. Sibelius: Suite, Op 117. Beethoven: Symphony No 5.

Live from Sage Gateshead

Presented by Adam Tomlinson

The Royal Northern Sinfonia and conductor Ainars Rubikis perform music by Sibelius, Beethoven and Mark Anthony Turnage alongside Prokofiev's Violin Concerto No.2 with soloist Hyeyoon Park.

Turnage: A Quiet Life
Prokofiev: Violin Concerto No.2 in G minor, Op.63

8.15 Interval, including piano pieces by Prokofiev and Sibelius

8.35
Sibelius: Suite for violin & strings, Op.117
Beethoven: Symphony No.5 in C minor, Op.67

Royal Northern Sinfonia
Hyeyoon Park (violin)
Ainars Rubikis (conductor)

Korean violinist Hyeyoon Park joins the Royal Northern Sinfonia at Sage Gateshead to perform Prokofiev's tour-de-force Violin Concerto alongside the rarely heard Suite for Violin & Strings by Sibelius. The concert begins with Mark Anthony Turnage's string orchestra piece "A Quiet Life", written in 2002, and ends in more familiar territory with one of Beethoven's best-known works - his Symphony No.5 in C minor.

Followed by highlights from: RNCM Festival Of Brass: Spirit of Celebration.

2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Part 1

    • Mark-Anthony Turnage

      A Quiet Life

      Orchestra: Royal Northern Symphonia. Conductor: Ainars Rubikis.
    • Sergei Prokofiev

      Violin Concerto no. 2 in G minor Op.63

      Performer: Hyeyoon Park. Orchestra: Royal Northern Symphonia. Conductor: AinarsRubikis.
  • Interval

    • Sergei Prokofiev

      10 Pieces Op.12 for piano (selection)

      Performer: Frederic Chiu.
      • Prokofiev - Complete Music for Solo Piano.
      • Harmonia Mundi.
    • Jean Sibelius

      10 Pieces Op.24 for piano (selection)

      Performer: HÃ¥vard Gimse.
      • Sibelius: Piano Music, Vol. 1.
      • Naxos.
      • 8553899.
  • Part 2

    • Jean Sibelius

      Suite for Violin and Strings Op.117

      Performer: Hyeyoon Park. Orchestra: Royal Northern Symphonia. Conductor: Ainars Rubikis.
    • Ludwig van Beethoven

      Symphony no. 5 in C minor Op.67

      Orchestra: Royal Northern Symphonia. Conductor: Ainars Rubikis.
  • Post concert

    • Edward Gregson

      Symphony in Two Movements

      Ensemble: Grimethorpe Colliery Band. Conductor: Robert Childs.

      Recorded at the RNCM Festival of Brass, 25 January 2015

    • Percy Fletcher

      Epic Symphony

      Ensemble: Grimethorpe Colliery Band. Conductor: Robert Childs.

      Recorded at the RNCM Festival of Brass, 25 January 2015

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