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Episode 2

Katie Derham features the BBC Symphony Orchestra. Berlioz: Romeo et Juliette. Florian Magnus Maier: Slipstream for trombone and loop station. Beethoven: Symphony No 5 in C minor.

Katie Derham presents performances by the BBC Symphony Orchestra, including another Shakespearean work today - Berlioz's dramatic choral symphony in homage to Shakespeare's doomed lovers. Plus Beethoven's Fifth Symphony recorded earlier this year in Prague.

Berlioz: Roméo et Juliette
Michèle Losier (mezzo-soprano)
Samuel Boden (tenor)
David Soar (bass)
BBC Symphony Orchestra and Chorus
Sir Andrew Davis (conductor)

Florian Magnus Maier: Slipstream for trombone solo and loop station
Jorgen van Rijen (trombone)

c. 3.45pm
Beethoven: Symphony No. 5 in C minor
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Sakari Oramo (conductor).

2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Hector Berlioz

    Roméo et Juliette Op.17

    Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Singer: Michele Losier. Singer: Samuel Boden. Singer: David Soar. Conductor: Sir Andrew Davis.
    • CHANDOS.
  • Florian Magnus Maier

    Slipstream for trombone solo and loop station

    Performer: Jörgen van Rijen.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Symphony No.5 in C minor

    Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sakari Oramo.
  • Paolo Tosti

    L'alba separa dalla luce l'ombra

    Performer: James Baillieu. Singer: Kathryn Rudge.


Role Contributor
Performer BBC Symphony Orchestra