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Episode 1

BBC Philharmonic perform Mendelssohn's Scottish Symphony and Keiko Abe's Prism Rhapsody, Ginastera's ballet score for Estancia and Mahler's First Symphony.

Penny Gore presents a week of performances and recordings of the BBC Philharmonic. Today's programme includes the orchestra on tour in Zagreb, performing Mendelssohn's Scottish Symphony and Keiko Abe's Prism Rhapsody with virtuoso marimba player Martin Grubinger. As part of Afternoon on 3's Southern Hemisphere theme, the orchestra and Juanjo Mena perform Ginastera's ballet score for Estancia, full of Argentine folk dances. And finally, from closer to home in Sheffield, a performance of Mahler's First Symphony.

2pm
Keiko Abe: Prism Rhapsody
Mendelssohn Symphony No 3 (Scottish)
Martin Grubinger (marimba)
BBC Philharmonic
Juanjo Mena (conductor)

c.2.50pm
Ginastera: Estancia
Lucas Somoza Osterc (baritone/narrator)
BBC Philharmonic
Juanjo Mena (conductor)

c.3.30
Mahler: Symphony No 1 in D major
BBC Philharmonic
Vassily Sinaisky (conductor).

2 hours, 30 minutes

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Mon 15 Feb 2016 14:00

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Music Played

  • Keiko Abe

    Prism rhapsody

    Performer: Martin Grubinger. Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Juanjo Mena.

    Recorded 22 March 2014 at Lisinski Concert Hall, Zagreb, Croatia

  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Symphony no. 3 in A minor, Op. 56 ('Scottish')

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Juanjo Mena.

    Recorded 22 March 2014 at Lisinski Concert Hall, Zagreb, Croatia

  • Alberto Ginastera

    Estancia, Op. 8

    Singer: Lukas Somoza Osterc. Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Juanjo Mena.

    Recorded 14 January 2014 at MediaCityUK, Salford

  • Gustav Mahler

    Symphony no. 1 in D major

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Vassily Sinaisky.

    Recorded 07 May 2011 at City Hall, Sheffield

  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    Linden Lea

    Performer: Iain Burnside. Singer: Roderick Williams.
    • Vaughan Williams: The English Song Series 14: Williams/Burnside.
    • Naxos.
    • 16.

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