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With Katie Derham. Mozart: Ballet music (Idomeneo); Horn Concerto No 4. Chisholm: Violin Concerto. Bartok: Suite No 2, Sz 34. Mahler: Des Knaben Wunderhorn (excerpts).

Katie Derham continues a week featuring the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra who, to mark the 50th anniversary of the death of Erik Chisholm, recently gave the first performance for more than 60 years of the Glasgow-born composer's Violin Concerto. Last heard at the 1952 Edinburgh Festival, it's a tour-de-force for both soloist and orchestra, richly coloured by the composer's deep interest in Indian classical music. Around this, two works strongly associated with Chisholm who conducted the British premiere of Mozart's opera Idomeneo with the Glasgow Grand Opera Society in 1934, from which we'll hear the exquisite ballet music, and Bartok's second orchestral suite. Chisholm befriended Bartok, bringing him to Glasgow twice to perform recitals of his music, and Chisholm was described as a 'Scottish Bartok' because of his use of folk idioms in his music. Plus Mozart's Fourth Horn Concerto with soloist Richard Watkins, and a selection from Mahler's song cycle Des Knaben Wunderhorn with the mezzo-soprano Alice Coote.

2pm
Mozart: Ballet music from Idomeneo, re di Creta K366
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
Michael Collins (conductor)

c.2.25pm
Erik Chisholm: Violin Concerto
Matthew Trusler (violin)
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
Michael Collins (conductor)

c.3pm
Bartok: Suite No. 2 for small orchestra, Sz.34
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
Michael Collins (conductor)

c.3.30pm
Mozart: Horn Concerto No. 4 in E flat, K495
Richard Watkins (horn)
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
Jesscia Cottis (conductor)

c.3.55pm
Mahler: Das irdische Leben; Rheinlegendchen; Wo die schönen Trompeten blasen; Urlicht; Das himmlisches Leben (Des Knaben Wunderhorn)
Alice Coote (mezzo-soprano)
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
Mark Wigglesworth (conductor).

2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Ballet music from Idomeneo (opera K.366)

    Conductor: Michael Collins. Orchestra: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra.
  • Erik Chisholm

    Violin Concerto

    Performer: Matthew Trusler. Conductor: Michael Collins. Orchestra: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra.
  • Béla Bartók

    Suite no. 2 Sz.34

    Conductor: Michael Collins. Orchestra: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Horn Concerto No 4

    Performer: Richard Watkins. Conductor: Jessica Cottis. Orchestra: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Quintet in E flat major K.407 - Allegro

    Performer: Richard Watkins. Conductor: Jessica Cottis. Orchestra: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra.
  • Gustav Mahler

    Das Irdische leben (from Des Knaben Wunderhorn)

    Conductor: Mark Wigglesworth. Singer: Alice Coote. Orchestra: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra.
  • Gustav Mahler

    Rheinlegendchen (from Des Knaben Wunderhorn)

    Conductor: Mark Wigglesworth. Singer: Alice Coote. Orchestra: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra.
  • Gustav Mahler

    Wo die schonen Trompeten blasen (from Des Knaben Wunderhorn)

    Conductor: Mark Wigglesworth. Singer: Alice Coote. Orchestra: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra.
  • Gustav Mahler

    Urlicht (from Des Knaben Wunderhorn)

    Conductor: Mark Wigglesworth. Singer: Alice Coote. Orchestra: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra.
  • Gustav Mahler

    Das Himmlisches leben (from Des Knaben Wunderhorn)

    Conductor: Mark Wigglesworth. Singer: Alice Coote. Orchestra: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    12 Studies for piano (Op.10), no.9 in F minor;

    Performer: Murray Perahia.
    • Chopin: Etudes Op.10 & Op.25: Murray Perahia.
    • Sony Classical.
    • 9.

Credit

Role Contributor
Performer BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra

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