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Episode 4

Penny Gore with music from the BBC Philharmonic. Strauss: Serenade in E flat. Stravinsky: Firebird Suite. Elgar: Violin Concerto (soloist: James Ehnes). Beethoven: Symphony No 3.

Penny Gore presents the final programme in this week of performances by the BBC Philharmonic with a youthful wind serenade by Richard Strauss, Stravinsky's Firebird Suite, James Ehnes as soloist in Elgar's lyrical Violin Concerto, and the last of this week's Beethoven symphonies, his third, the 'Eroica', initially dedicated to Napoleon before Beethoven lost all respect for his former hero.

Strauss: Serenade in E flat, Op 7
BBC Philharmonic winds
John Storgards, conductor

Stravinsky: The Firebird, Suite (1945)
BBC Philharmonic
Dmitri Jurowski, conductor

Elgar: Violin Concerto
James Ehnes, violin
BBC Philharmonic
Andrew Davis, conductor

Beethoven: Symphony No 3 in E flat (Eroica)
BBC Philharmonic
Paul Daniel, conductor.

2 hours, 30 minutes

Last on

Fri 26 Jun 2015 14:00

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Music Played

  • Jean [1865-1957] Sibelius

    "Mazurka" from 5 Pieces Op. 81 for Violin and Piano

    Performer: Lauma Skride. Performer: Baiba Skride.
  • Richard Strauss

    Serenade in E flat major (Op.7) for 13 wind instruments

    Performer: BBC Philharmonic Winds. Performer: John StorgÄrds.
  • Igor Stravinsky

    The Firebird Suite

    Conductor: Dmitri Jurowski. Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic.
  • Edward Elgar

    Concerto in B minor (Op.61) for violin and orchestra

    Performer: BBC Philharmonic. Performer: James Ehnes. Performer: Sir Andrew Davis.


Role Contributor
Performer BBC Philharmonic