BBC Philharmonic perform South African-born composer John Simon's A Cry from a World Aflame as part of Afternoon on 3's Southern Hemisphere theme, plus Mendelssohn and Tchaikovsky.
Penny Gore continues a week of performances and recording by the BBC Philharmonic. Today's programme features more in Afternoon on 3's Southern Hemisphere theme - A cry from a world aflame by the South African-born composer John Simon. Plus Tasmin Little joins the orchestra for Mendelssohn's sprightly Violin Concerto, and Yutaka Sado conducts Tchaikovsky's fate-ridden Fourth Symphony.
John Simon: A cry from a world aflame (first performance)
John Storgards (conductor)
Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto in E minor
Tasmin Little (violin)
Gianandrea Noseda (conductor)
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No 4 in F minor
Yutaka Sado (conductor).