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BBC Philharmonic live from MediaCityUK

Live from MediaCityUK in Salford, Nicholas Collon conducts the BBC Philharmonic. Britten: Les Illuminations. Shostakovich: Symphony No 5. Plus BBC Philharmonic in Elgar: Sospiri.

Tom Redmond presents a concert performed by the BBC Philharmonic conducted by Nicholas Collon live from MediaCityUK in Salford. On the programme is Shostakovich's Fifth Symphony, and as part of Aon3's British Music Season, Mary Bevan joins the orchestra for Britten's ravishing song cycle setting texts by Rimbaud, Les Illuminations. Then it's back to the studio with Katie Derham for a performance of Elgar's lyrical Sospiri.

2pm - LIVE from MediaCityUK Salford, presented by Tom Redmond
Britten: Les Illuminations
Shostakovich: Symphony No 5 in D minor
Mary Bevan (soprano)
BBC Philharmonic
Nicholas Collon (conductor)

c.3.20pm - presented by Katie Derham
Elgar: Sospiri
BBC Philharmonic
Andrew Gourlay (conductor).

1 hour, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Benjamin Britten

    Les illuminations

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Nicholas Collon. Performer: Mary Bevan. Performer: Tom Redmond.
  • Dmitry Shostakovich

    Symphony No.5

    Supporting Artist: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Nicholas Collon.
    • BBC recording from MediaCityUk, Salford, 6th July 2016.
  • Edward Elgar


    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Andrew Gourlay.
  • Sergei Prokofiev

    March (The Love for Three Oranges)

    Performer: Leonard Elschenbroich. Performer: Peter Limonov.
    • ONYX.