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Episode 3

Ian Skelly presents music from the San Francisco Symphony. Sibelius: Lemminkainen's Return; Symphony No 6. Bartok: Violin Concerto No 2 (soloist: Christian Tetzlaff).

Ian Skelly continues a week of Afternoon on 3 showcasing highlights of recent concerts given by the San Francisco Symphony. Today, the renowned Finnish conductor Osmo Vanska conducts the orchestra in Sibelius's 6th Symphony, and the German violinist Christian Tetzlaff joins the orchestra with its Music Director, Michael Tilson Thomas, in Bartok's 2nd Violin Concerto.

Ian Skelly (presenter)

2pm
Sibelius
Lemminkäinen's Return, from 'Lemminkäinen Suite, Op.22'
San Francisco Symphony
Michael Tilson Thomas (conductor)

2.10pm
Béla Bartók
Violin Concerto No.2, BB.117
Christian Tetzlaff (violin)
San Francisco Symphony
Michael Tilson Thomas (conductor)

2.50pm
Sibelius
Symphony No.6
San Francisco Symphony
Osmo Vänska (conductor).

1 hour, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Jean Sibelius

    Lemminkäinen's Return

    Orchestra: San Francisco Symphony. Conductor: Michael Tilson Thomas.

    Recorded 15 May 2014 at Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco

  • Béla Bartók

    Violin Concerto No. 2

    Performer: Christian Tetzlaff. Orchestra: San Francisco Symphony. Conductor: Michael Tilson Thomas.

    Recorded 15 May 2014 at Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco

  • Jean Sibelius

    Symphony No. 6 in D minor Op. 104

    Orchestra: San Francisco Symphony. Conductor: Osmo Vänskä.

    Recorded 30 January 2014 at Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco

  • Erwin Schulhoff

    3rd Movement (Scherzo), from Symphony No.5

    Orchestra: San Francisco Symphony. Conductor: James Conlon.

    Recorded 24 April 2014 at Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco

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