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Monday - BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra

Catriona Young features the BBC SSO. Chisholm: From the True Edge of the Great World (excerpts). Beethoven: Piano Concerto No 4. Plus music by Ravel, Barber and Vaughan Williams.

Catriona Young presents a week of performances and recordings by the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. Today's programme includes music from a new CD of works by the leading Scottish modernist composer Erik Chisholm. There's a concert the Orchestra gave at Ayr Town Hall - Valeriy Sokolov is soloist in Barber's Violin Concerto, followed by Vaughan Williams' Symphony No.5. Plus there's a Beethoven theme running across the week: today's work is his Piano Concerto No.4.

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2pm
Chisholm: From the true edge of the great world - preludes for orchestra
(Song of the Mavis; Ossianic Lay; Port a Beul)
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
Martyn Brabbins (conductor)

c.2.10pm
Beethoven: Concerto No. 4 in G major, Op.58, for piano and orchestra
Jan Lisiecki (piano)
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
Thomas Dausgaard (conductor)

c.2.45pm
Ravel: Le Tombeau de Couperin
Barber: Violin Concerto, Op.14
c.3.30pm
Vaughan Williams: Symphony No. 5 in D major
Valeriy Sokolov (violin)
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
Nick Carter (conductor).

2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Erik Chisholm

    From the true edge of the great world - preludes for orchestra

    Orchestra: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Martyn Brabbins.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Concerto no. 4 in G major Op.58 for piano and orchestra

    Performer: Jan Lisiecki. Orchestra: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Thomas Dausgaard.
  • Maurice Ravel

    Le Tombeau de Couperin for orchestra [after nos. 1, 3, 5 & 4 of piano work]

    Orchestra: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Nicholas Carter.
  • Samuel Barber

    Concerto Op.14 for violin and orchestra

    Performer: Valeriy Sokolov. Orchestra: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Nicholas Carter.
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    Symphony no. 5 in D major

    Orchestra: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Nicholas Carter.
  • Aaron Copland

    Four Motets

    Choir: BBC Singers. Conductor: Nicholas Kok.

Credit

Role Contributor
Performer BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra

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