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BBC Philharmonic - Bernstein's Final Concert

The BBC Philharmonic recreates Leonard Bernstein's final concert. Britten: 4 Sea Interludes (Peter Grimes). Bernstein: Serenade (Tasmin Little: violin). Beethoven: Symphony No 7.

The BBC Philharmonic recreate Bernstein's Final Concert

Live from the Bridgewater Hall, Manchester
Presented by Tom Redmond

Britten: Four Sea Interludes (from 'Peter Grimes')
Bernstein: Serenade after Plato's Symposium, for strings, harp, percussion and solo violin

20.20: Interval

20.40
Beethoven: Symphony No. 7

Tasmin Little, violin
BBC Philharmonic
Juanjo Mena, conductor

In the week of the 25th anniversary of his death, the BBC Philharmonic celebrate Leonard Bernstein with a concert drawing on repertoire from his final performance.

Some say that Leonard Bernstein was one of the most important classical composers of the twentieth century. Others think his music's too enjoyable for that! But there's only one man who could have written a violin concerto based on an ancient Greek drinking party and filled it with such melody and wit.

2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Benjamin Britten

    Peter Grimes: Four Sea Interludes

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Juanjo Mena.
  • Bernstein

    Serenade

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Juanjo Mena.
  • Bernstein

    Five Anniversaries No.1 Elizabeth Rudolf: No.2 Lukas Foss

    Performer: James Tocco.
  • Beethoven

    Symphony No.7

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Juanjo Mena.
  • Franz Schubert

    Sonata in A minor D784

    Performer: Stephen Hough.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Weiner

    Performer: Andreas Ottensamer.

Credit

Role Contributor
Performer BBC Philharmonic

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