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Nielsen: Symphony No 6

With Katie Derham. Tubin: Symphony No 6. HK Gruber: Rough Music. Stravinsky: Symphony in Three Movements. Nielsen: Symphony No 6. Schubert.

Katie Derham introduces the BBC Philharmonic in performances as part of Afternoon on 3's Nordic and Baltic season. The orchestra performs Estonian composer Eduard Tubin's 6th Symphony, written in the 1950s while living in Sweden. There's the final instalment of this week's complete Nielsen symphony cycle, as John Storgards conducts his Symphony no.6, Sinfonia semplice. Plus a percussion concerto by HK Gruber, Schubert lieder arrangements sung by Rebecca Evans, and Stravinsky's Symphony in three movements.

Presented by Katie Derham.

Symphony No 6
BBC Philharmonic
Arvo Volmer (conductor)

H K Gruber
Rough Music - concerto for percussion and orchestra
Martin Grubinger (percussion)
BBC Philharmonic
Juanjo Mena (conductor)

Schubert arr. Liszt
Gretchen am Spinnrade; Die Junge Nonne; Lied der Mignon
Schubert arr. Berlioz Erlkonig
Rebecca Evans (soprano)
BBC Philharmonic
Juanjo Mena (conductor)

Symphony in Three Movements
BBC Philharmonic
Nicholas Collon (conductor)

Symphony No 6 (Sinfonia semplice)
BBC Philharmonic
John Storgards (conductor).

2 hours, 30 minutes

Last on

Fri 27 Feb 2015 14:00

Music Played

  • Eduard Tubin

    Symphony no. 6

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Arvo Volmer.
  • HK Gruber

    Rough Music; Concerto for percussion and orchestra

    Performer: Martin Grubinger. Conductor: Juanjo Mena. Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Trio Sonata in D minor, BWV 527 – Adagio e dolce

    Ensemble: Brook Street Band.
  • Franz Schubert

    Gretchen am Spinnrade; Die Junge Nonne; Lied der Mignon; Erlkonig

    Conductor: Juanjo Mena. Singer: Rebecca Evans. Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic.
  • Igor Stravinsky

    Symphony In 3 Movements

    Conductor: Nicholas Collon. Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic.
  • Carl [1865-1931] Nielsen

    Symphony no. 6 (Sinfonia Semplice)

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: John Storgårds.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Don Giovanni (K.527)- Overture

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Gianandrea Noseda.


Role Contributor
Performer BBC Philharmonic