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BBC Philharmonic - Hindemith, Ravel, Mahler

The BBC Philharmonic under Jesus Lopez-Cobos in Hindemith's Concert Music. Jean-Efflam Bavouzet joins them for Ravel's Piano Concerto and Ruby Hughes for Mahler's Symphony No 4.

The BBC Philharmonic, conducted by distinguished Spanish conductor Jesus Lopez-Cobos in music by Mahler and Hindemith. They are joined by charismatic French pianist Jean-Efflam Bavouzet for Ravel's Piano Concerto in G.

Live from the Bridgewater Hall, Manchester
Presented by Petroc Trelawny

Hindemith: Concert Music for brass and strings
Ravel: Piano Concerto in G

8.15 Interval

8.35
Mahler: Symphony No 4

Jean-Efflam Bavouzet (piano)
Ruby Hughes (soprano)
BBC Philharmonic
Jesus Lopez-Cobos

Commissioned by Koussevitsky for the Boston Symphony Orchestra, Hindemith's exhilarating Concert Music for brass and strings opens the programme. Charismatic French pianist Jean-Efflam Bavouzet joins the orchestra for Ravel's Piano Concerto in G a piece Ravel described as "classical" but which has at its centre a jazz-scented oasis of calm. Mahler's sunny Fourth Symphony with its concluding "child's view of heaven" sung by soprano Ruby Hughes, brings the concert to a calm close.

2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Paul Hindemith

    Concert Music for brass and strings Op 50

  • Maurice Ravel

    Piano Concerto in G

  • Jules Massenet

    Papillons Noir - Papillons Blancs - Valse Folle

  • Claude Debussy

    Book 2 Preludes (selection)

  • Gustav Mahler

    Symphony No 4

    Performer: Katrien Baerts. Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic.
  • Pepe Romero (guitar)

    Garrotin and Tanguillos

Credit

Role Contributor
Performer BBC Philharmonic

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