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Philharmonia Orchestra - Mendelssohn, Schumann, Brahms

From de Montfort Hall, Leicester, Karl-Heinz Steffens conducts the Philharmonia. Mendelssohn: Ruy Blas Overture. Schumann: Piano Concerto (with David Fray). Brahms: Symphony No 3.

The Philharmonia Orchestra at the De Montfort Hall in Leicester in a programme of Mendelssohn and Brahms, with pianist David Fray in Schumann's Piano Concerto.

Presented by Martin Handley
Recorded 15th February 2016

Mendelssohn: Overture, Ruy Blas Op 95
Schumann: Piano Concerto in A minor, Op 54


Brahms: Symphony No 3 in F major, Op 90

Philharmonia Orchestra
David Fray, piano
Karl-Heinz Steffens, conductor

Pianist David Fray joins the Philharmonia Orchestra in Schumann's evergreen Piano Concerto. After the interval, Karl-Heinz Steffans conducts Brahms's glorious Third Symphony, his most personal of the four symphonies. The concert opens with Mendelssohn's ebullient 'Ruy Blas' Overture.

Followed by music by past recipients of the Women Make Music Fund from PRS Foundation - in anticipation of International Women's Day next Wednesday.

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