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Maestro Juanjo Mena joins Katie Derham to review Nicola Benedetti's performance of the Korngold Violin Concerto, Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue and two pastoral symphonies.

Plus, David Owen Norris gets inside the score with Britten's Four Sea Interludes.

40 minutes

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Music Played

  • Benjamin Britten

    Four Sea Interludes

    Conductor: Kirill Karabits. Performer: Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra.
  • Erich Wolfgang Korngold

    Violin Concerto

    Conductor: Kirill Karabits. Performer: Nicola Benedetti. Performer: Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra.
  • George Gershwin

    Rhapsody in Blue

    Conductor: Eric Whitacre. Performer: Martin James Bartlett. Performer: BBC Singers. Performer: BBC Symphony Chorus. Performer: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.
  • Eric Whitacre

    Deep Field

    Conductor: Eric Whitacre. Performer: BBC Symphony Chorus. Performer: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. Performer: BBC Singers.
  • Gustav Mahler

    Symphony No 9

    Conductor: Sir Mark Elder. Performer: National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain.
  • Cole Porter

    I Get A Kick Out Of You

    Performer: Danielle de Niese.

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Katie Derham
Participant Juanjo Mena
Participant David Owen Norris
Producer Dawn Payne

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