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Episode 2

Live from Salford, the BBC Philharmonic plays music by Foulds, Bridge, Walton and Arnold. Plus recordings of works by Sibelius, Wieniawski and Schubert. Presented by Jonathan Swain.

Jonathan Swain presents a week of performances by the BBC Philharmonic, featuring the music of Sibelius each day. Today's programme begins at the orchestra's home at MediaCityUK Salford for a live concert as part of Afternoon on 3's British Music Season. There's music by Bridge, Arnold, and Alexandra Wood joins the orchestra for Walton's Violin Concerto. Then back to the studio with Jonathan Swain, and music by Sibelius, Wieniawski and Schubert.

2pm
LIVE from MediaCitiyUK, Salford, presented by Tom Redmond

Foulds: Le Cabaret - overture to a French Comedy
Bridge: Summer
Walton: Violin Concerto in B minor
Arnold: Electra - ballet in 1 act, Op 79
Alexandra Wood (violin)
BBC Philharmonic
Ben Gernon (conductor)

c.3.15pm back to the studio with Jonathan Swain

Sibelius: The Swan of Tuonela (Lemminkainen Suite, Op 22)
BBC Philharmonic
John Storgards (conductor)

Wieniawski: Violin Concerto No 2 in D minor
Tianya Yang (violin)
BBC Philharmonic
Andreas Delfs (conductor)

c.3.50pm
Schubert: Symphony No 6 in C major
BBC Philharmonic
Juanjo Mena (conductor).

2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • John Foulds

    Overture "Le Cabaret" Op.72a

    Ensemble: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Ben Gernon.
  • Frank Bridge

    Summer

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Ben Gernon. Performer: Alexandra Wood.
  • William Walton

    Violin Concerto

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Ben Gernon. Performer: Alexandra Wood.
  • Malcolm Arnold

    Electra Op.79

    Conductor: Ben Gernon. Ensemble: BBC Philharmonic.
  • Jean Sibelius

    Lemminkainen suite Op.22, 3rd mvt. The Swan of Tuonela

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: John StorgÄrds.
  • Henryk Wieniawski

    Violin Concerto no. 2 in D minor, Op.22

    Performer: Tianwa Yang. Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Andreas Delfs.
  • Franz Schubert

    Symphony No. 6 in C major, D 589

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Orchestra: Juanjo Mena. Orchestra: Alberto Menendez.
  • Samuel Coleridge-Taylor

    The Bamboula

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: John StorgÄrds.
    • BBC Recording, 18th October 2016.

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Performer BBC Philharmonic

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