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BBC SSO - Tom Harrold, Unsuk Chin, Tchaikovsky

Live from City Halls, Glasgow, the BBC SSO conducted by Ilan Volkov. Tom Harrold: Night Fires. Unsuk Chin: Violin Concerto (soloist: Viviane Hagner). Tchaikovsky: Manfred Symphony.

Live from the City Halls in Glasgow

Presented by Jamie MacDougall

The BBC SSO and Ilan Volkov play a world premiere by Tom Harrold, Unsuk Chin's Violin Concerto and Tchaikovsky's Manfred Symphony.

Tom Harrold: Night Fires (BBC Commission, World Premiere)
Unsuk Chin: Violin Concerto

8.15: Interval: BBC Young Musician 2016

Clemency Burton-Hill introduces the fourth of the category finalists in this year's keyboard competition.

Pianist Julian Trevelyan plays music by Chopin, Ravel, Schumann and Kapustin.

8.35
Tchaikovsky: Manfred Symphony

Viviane Hagner (violin)
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
Ilan Volkov, conductor

A journey of Discovery by the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra's Principal Guest conductor, Ilan Volkov.
A BBC commission and world premiere from young Scottish composer Tom Harrold starts the concert, showing his own interpretation of the dark, brooding, ominous imagery conjured in his mind by Nightfires.

Well known for his interpretations of Unsuk Chin's music, Ilan Volkov takes us on takes an enchanted journey through different periods in musical history with her classically structured violin concerto. The extremely demanding solo part is tonight played by the person it was written for in 2002 - Viviane Hagner.

After the Interval, Tchaikovsky's rarely performed, programmatic Manfred Symphony. Written in 1885 and based on Lord Byron's Poem Manfred. Containing some of the rawest, most personal and most passionate music he ever wrote, it tells us of the outcast Manfred's battle with his demons.

c.9.15 - IT'S ALL ABOUT PIANO!

Just before Easter the French Institute in London held its fourth annual festival entitled It's All About Piano! As well as established pianists from around the world the festival aims to give a platform to the pianists of tomorrow and tonight there's a chance to hear highlights from a concert called Young Hands which brought together four students of the piano from the Paris Conservatoire and the Royal Academy of Music in London.

This evening we will hear music played by the 26-year-old Julien Blanc from the Paris Conservatoire who played Cesar Franck's Prelude, Choral et Fugue, Faure's Barcarolle No.3 Op.42 and Murail's Cloches d'adieu, et un sourire in the concert.

2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Viviane Hagner

    Violin Concerto

  • Frédéric Chopin

    Sonata no. 2 op. 35, 1st movt

    Performer: Julian Trevelyan.
  • Ravel

    Miroirs, no. 1 'Noctuelles'

    Performer: Julian Trevelyan.
  • Robert Schumann

    Fantasiestucke op. 12, no. 3 'Warum?'

    Performer: Julian Trevelyan.
  • Nikolai Girshevich Kapustin

    Five Etudes in Different Intervals op. 68, no. 1

    Performer: Julian Trevelyan.
  • César Franck

    Prelude, Choral et Fugue

    Performer: Julien Blanc.
  • César Franck

    Prelude, Choral et Fugue

    Performer: Julien Blanc.

c.9.15pm - IT'S ALL ABOUT PIANO! 2016

c.9.15pm - IT'S ALL ABOUT PIANO! 2016
Just before Easter the French Institute in London held its fourth annual festival entitled It’s All About Piano! As well as established pianists from around the world the festival aims to give a platform to the pianists of tomorrow and tonight there's a chance to hear highlights from a concert called Young Hands which brought together four students of the piano from the Paris Conservatoire and the Royal Academy of Music in London.

This evening we will hear music played by the twenty six year old Julien Blanc from the Paris Conservatoire who played Cesar Franck's Prelude, Choral et Fugue, Faure's Barcarolle No.3 Op.42 and Murail's Cloches d'adieu, et un sourire in the concert.

Credit

Role Contributor
Performer BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra

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