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Episode 1

Katie Derham presents music from the BBC Philharmonic. Bantock: Comedy Overture. Britten: Simple Symphony. Ginastera: Panambi. Shostakovich: Symphony No 11. Ravel: La valse.

Katie Derham presents a week of performances by the BBC Philharmonic, celebrating the centenary of Ginastera's birth and flavours from Afternoon on 3's British Music Season. Today's programme includes the 21 year old Ginastera's Opus 1, his ballet Panambi, drawn from an Amerindian tribal legend. There's British music from Bantock and Britten, and a performance of Shostakovich's Symphony No.11.

Bantock: Comedy Overture, The Frogs
BBC Philharmonic
Michael Seal (conductor)

Britten: Simple Symphony
BBC Philharmonic
Juanjo Mena (conductor)

Ginastera: Panambí
Manchester Chamber Choir
BBC Philharmonic
Juanjo Mena (conductor)

Shostakovich: Symphony No 11 in G minor
BBC Philharmonic
Andrew Litton (conductor)

Ravel: La Valse
BBC Philharmonic
Ludovic Morlot (conductor)E.

2 hours, 30 minutes

Last on

Mon 7 Nov 2016 14:00

Music Played

  • Granville Bantock

    Comedy Overture 'The Frogs'

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Michael Seal.
  • Benjamin Britten

    Simple Symphony, Op. 4

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Juanjo Mena.
  • Alberto Ginastera


    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Juanjo Mena.
  • Dmitry Shostakovich

    Symphony No. 11 in G minor 'The Year 1905', Op. 103

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Andrew Litton.
  • Maurice Ravel

    La Valse

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Ludovic Morlot.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Mazurka In A Minor, Op. 68/2

    Performer: Pavel Kolesnikov.
    • Chopin: Mazurkas.
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Role Contributor
Performer BBC Philharmonic