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Russian music

Russian music performed by the BBC SSO. Including Foulds: Dynamic Triptych, Op 88. Tchaikovsky: Francesca da Rimini, Op 32. Glazunov: The Seasons, Op 67. Gal: Concerto, Op 67.

This week Katie Derham presents recent performances from the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. Today's programme includes an all-Russian programme recorded at Aberdeen Music Hall last month, featuring Yuri Vorbiev as soloist in Mussorgsky's Songs and Dances of Death, and Glazunov's ballet The Seasons. Plus a chance to hear Raphael Wallfisch in the Cello Concerto by Hans Gal, an Austrian composer who fled Hitler and settled in Scotland.

Presented by Katie Derham

Foulds Dynamic triptych Op.88 for piano and orchestra
Ashley Wass (piano)
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
Richard Farnes (conductor)

Tchaikovsky Francesca da Rimini - symphonic fantasia after Dante Op.32
Mussorgsky Songs and dances of death, arr. Shostakovich for medium voice & orchestra
Glazunov The Seasons - ballet in 1 act Op.67
Yuri Vorbiev (bass)
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
Ilan Volkov (conductor)

Gal Concerto Op.67 for cello and orchestra
Raphael Wallfisch (cello)
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
Grant Llewellyn (conductor).

2 hours, 30 minutes

Last on

Mon 9 Mar 2015 14:00

Music Played

  • John Foulds

    Dynamic Triptych Op.88

    Performer: Ashley Wass. Conductor: Richard Farnes. Orchestra: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Francesca da Rimini

    Conductor: Ilan Volkov. Orchestra: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. Singer: Yuri Vorobiev.
  • Modest Mussorgsky

    Songs and Dances of Death

    Conductor: Ilan Volkov. Orchestra: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. Singer: Yuri Vorobiev.
  • Alexander Glazunov

    The Seasons ballet Op.67

    Performer: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Ilan Volkov.
  • Hans Gál

    Cello Concerto Op.67

    Performer: Raphael Wallfisch. Conductor: Grant Llewellyn. Orchestra: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra.


Role Contributor
Performer BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra