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BBC Philharmonic - Bernstein, Mozart, Schumann

Yutaka Sado conducts the BBC Philharmonic in a concert dedicated to Leonard Bernstein. Bernstein: Symphony No 1. Mozart: Piano Concerto No 17. Schumann: Symphony No 2.

Twenty-five years after Bernstein died, the BBC Philharmonic and conductor Yutaka Sado, one of his students, perform music that was important to him; his own First Symphony and music by Mozart and Schumann.

From the Bridgewater Hall, Manchester
Presented by Petroc Trelawny

Bernstein: Symphony No 1 (Jeremiah)
Mozart: Piano Concerto No 17, K453

8.25 Music Interval

8.45
Schumann: Symphony No 2

Rebecca Evans (soprano)
Ronald Brautigam (piano)
BBC Philharmonic
Yutaka Sado (conductor)

Twenty-five years after he died, the BBC Philharmonic perform music which was important to Leonard Bernstein in a concert conducted by one of his students, Yutaka Sado. When Bernstein conducted his own 'Jeremiah' Symphony for the first time in 1944 it was an immediate success and is just as powerful today. This piano concerto by Mozart is one he referred to as his favourite and which was a constant companion throughout his career. Bernstein often directed performances from the keyboard. The programme closes with Schumann's lyrical Second Symphony, another cornerstone of Bernstein's repertoire.

2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Leonard Bernstein

    Symphony No 1 Jeremiah

    Performer: BBC Philharmonic. Performer: Yutaka Sado.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Piano Concerto No.17 in G, K.453

    Performer: BBC Philharmonic. Performer: Yutaka Sado. Performer: Ronald Brautigam.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Song without words in G minor Op 53 No 3

    Performer: Ronald Brautigam.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Suite for Piano incomplete (K 399)

    Performer: Ronald Brautigam.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Song without words in F Op 53 No 4

    Performer: Ronald Brautigam.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Song without words in A Op 53 No 6

    Performer: Ronald Brautigam.
  • Robert Schumann

    Symphony No 2 in C Op.61

    Performer: BBC Philharmonic. Performer: Yutaka Sado.
  • Richard Wagner

    Prelude and Liebestod from Tristan and Isolde

    Performer: Jan Hennig. Performer: Ernst Breidenbach. Music Arranger: Sigfrid Karg-Elert.

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Role Contributor
Performer BBC Philharmonic

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