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Britten Sinfonia - Bartok, Langer, Mozart, Strauss

The Britten Sinfonia at Milton Court Concert Hall. Bartok: String Quartet No 2 (2nd mvt). Langer: Story of an Impossible Love. Mozart: Piano Concerto No 27. Strauss: Metamorphosen.

From Milton Court Concert Hall, London

Benjamin Grosvenor and Britten Sinfonia perform Mozart's last piano concerto; Jacqueline Shave directs Strauss and Bartók.

Bartók: String Quartet No 2 (2nd movement)
Elena Langer: Story of an Impossible Love (London premiere)
Mozart: Piano Concerto No 27 in B flat, K 595

8.15: Interval: Looking ahead to the grand final of BBC Young Musician 2016, which is being held at the Barbican on Sunday May 15th, Niholas Daniel, winner of the competition in 1980 plays Alwyn's Oboe Concerto, with the City of London Sinfonia, conducted by Richard Hickox.

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Strauss: Metamorphosen

Britten Sinfonia
Benjamin Grosvenor piano/director
Jacqueline Shave violin/director

Benjamin Grosvenor joins Britten Sinfonia for a performance of Mozart's last piano concerto, K595, whilst Jacqueline Shave, now in her tenth year as the orchestra's leader, directs the rest of the programme including Strauss's deeply personal Metamorphosen and the raw and ferocious second movement of Bartók's String Quartet No.2.

2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Béla Bartók

    String Quartet No.2 (Second movement)

    Ensemble: Members of Britten Sinfonia.
  • Elena Langer

    Story of an Impossible Love

    Ensemble: Britten Sinfonia.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Piano Concerto No.27 in B flat, K595

    Performer: Benjamin Grosvenor. Ensemble: Britten Sinfonia.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Mazurka in F minor, Op.63 No.2

    Performer: Benjamin Grosvenor.
  • William Alwyn

    Oboe Concerto

    Performer: Nicholas Daniel. Orchestra: City of London Sinfonia. Conductor: Richard Hickox.
  • Richard Strauss

    Metamorphosen

    Ensemble: Britten Sinfonia.
  • Richard Strauss

    Alphorn AV.29 for voice, horn and piano

    Singer: Olena Tokar. Performer: Alec Frank-Gemmill. Performer: Igor Gryshyn.
    • BBC recording.
  • Franz Strauss

    Nocturno Op.7 for horn and piano

    Performer: Alec Frank-Gemmill. Performer: Alasdair Beatson.
  • Conradin Kreutzer

    Das Muhlrad for voice, horn and piano

    Performer: Alec Frank-Gemmill. Performer: Igor Gryshyn. Singer: Olena Tokar.
  • Franz Schubert

    Auf dem Strom D.943 for voice, horn and piano

    Performer: Alec Frank-Gemmill. Singer: Olena Tokar. Performer: Igor Gryshyn.

Broadcast

  • Mon 9 May 2016 19:30

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