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Episode 4

BBC Philharmonic perform Villa-Lobos's Sinfonietta No 1 as part of Afternoon on 3's Southern Hemisphere theme, plus Elgar, Mozart, Casella and Rimsky-Korsakov.

Penny Gore concludes her week of performances and recordings by the BBC Philharmonic. Today's programme includes Mozart's most popular Horn Concerto performed by Alberto Menendez. And Afternoon on 3's Southern Hemisphere theme continues with Villa-Lobos's Sinfonietta No 1, headed 'To the Memory of Mozart'. Plus a performance of Rimsky-Korsakov's colourful story-telling from the 1001 Nights, Scheherazade, recorded in Kendal last year.

Elgar: Introduction and Allegro for strings
BBC Philharmonic
Vassily Sinaisky (conductor)

Mozart: Horn Concerto No 4 in E flat (K 495)
Alberto Menéndez (horn)
BBC Philharmonic
Ben Gernon (conductor)

Villa-Lobos: Sinfonietta No 1
BBC Philharmonic
Fawzi Haimor (conductor)

Casella: Symphony No 1
BBC Philharmonic
Gianandrea Noseda (conductor)

Rimsky-Korsakov: Scheherazade
BBC Philharmonic
Bramwell Tovey (conductor).

2 hours, 30 minutes

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Fri 19 Feb 2016 14:00

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Music Played

  • Edward Elgar

    Introduction and Allegro for strings, Op. 47

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Vassily Sinaisky.

    Recorded 13 May 2011 at Victoria Hall, Hanley

  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Horn Concerto no. 4 in E flat major, K. 495

    Performer: Alberto Menendez Escribano. Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Ben Gernon.

    Recorded 02 October 2015 at Victoria Hall, Hanley

  • Heitor Villa‐Lobos

    Sinfonietta no. 1

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Fawzi Haimor.

    Recorded 02 February 2015 at MediaCityUK, Salford

  • Alfredo Casella

    Symphony no. 1 in B minor, Op. 5

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Gianandrea Noseda.

    Recorded 12 February 2015 at MediaCityUK, Salford

  • Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov

    Scheherazade, Op. 35

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Bramwell Tovey.

    Recorded 14 February 2015 at Westmorland Hall, Kendal

  • Arnold Bax

    Four Orchestral Sketches (Dance in the Sun)

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Sir Andrew Davis.
    • Bax: Orchestral Works.
    • Chandos.
    • 2.


Role Contributor
Performer BBC Philharmonic