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Episode 2

Verity Sharp with music from the BBC SO. Stravinsky: Agon; Symphony of Psalms. Wigglesworth: Violin Concerto. Ravel: Le tombeau de Couperin. Shostakovich: Symphony No 5.

Verity Sharp continues a week of performances by the BBC Symphony Orchestra. Today's programme includes highlights of a concert the orchestra gave last month at the Barbican, featuring music by Stravinsky, and the Violin Concerto by Ryan Wigglesworth, conducted by the composer. Plus Ravel inspired by Couperin, and Shostakovich's 5th Symphony performed on tour in Zaragoza, Spain.

2.00pm
Stravinsky: Agon - ballet
Ryan Wigglesworth: Violin Concerto
Stravinsky: Symphony of Psalms
Barnabus Kelemen (violin)
BBC Symphony Chorus
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Ryan Wigglesworth (conductor)

c.3.00pm
Ravel: Le Tombeau de Couperin
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Fabien Gabel (conductor)

c.3.30pm
Shostakovich: Symphony No.5 in D minor
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Sakari Oramo (conductor).

2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Igor Stravinsky

    Agon - ballet

    Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Ryan Wigglesworth.

    Recorded 2 March 2016 at Barbican Hall, London

  • Ryan Wigglesworth

    Violin Concerto

    Performer: Barnabás Kelemen. Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Ryan Wigglesworth.

    Recorded 2 March 2016 at Barbican Hall, London

  • Igor Stravinsky

    Symphony of psalms

    Choir: BBC Symphony Chorus. Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Ryan Wigglesworth.

    Recorded 2 March 2016 at Barbican Hall, London

  • Maurice Ravel

    Le Tombeau de Couperin

    Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Fabien Gabel.

    Recorded 26 February 2016 at Barbican Hall, London

  • Dmitry Shostakovich

    Symphony no. 5 in D minor Op.47

    Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sakari Oramo.

    Recorded 20 October 2014 at Auditorio del Palacio Congresos de Zaragoza, Spain

  • Aram Khachaturian

    Waltz - Masquerade suite

    Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Orchestra: Sakari Oramo.

    Recorded 20 October 2014 at Auditorio del Palacio Congresos de Zaragoza, Spain

  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Goldberg Variations, BWV 988 (Variation 26)

    Orchestra: Britten Sinfonia. Director: Thomas Gould.
    • Goldberg Variations - Britten Sinfonia.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
    • HMU807633.

Credit

Role Contributor
Performer BBC Symphony Orchestra

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