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Monday - BBC Symphony Orchestra

Jonathan Swain presents a week of performances by the BBC Symphony Orchestra. The programme includes a concert the orchestra gave last month on tour in Bonn.

Jonathan Swain presents a week of performances by the BBC Symphony Orchestra. Today's programme includes a concert the orchestra gave last month on tour in Bonn, for which they were joined by Isabelle Faust for Berg's lyrical Violin Concerto. Plus new recordings of Rachmaninov's ever-popular Second Piano Concerto with soloist Yevgeny Sudbin, and Bernstein's Chichester Psalms with Tenebrae, conducted by Nigel Short.

2pm
Beethoven: Overture Leonore No.2
Berg, rev. Jarman: Violin Concerto
Schumann: Symphony No.2 in C major, Op.61
Isabelle Faust (violin)
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Sakari Oramo (conductor)

c.3.25pm
Bernstein: Chichester Psalms
Tenebrae
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Nigel Short (conductor)

Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto No. 2 in C minor, Op.18
Yevgeny Sudbin (piano)
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Sakari Oramo (conductor)

Gershwin: An American in Paris
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Michael Collins (conductor).

3 hours

Music Played

  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Leonora Overtue no 2

    Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sakari Oramo.
  • Alban Berg

    Violin Concerto

    Performer: Isabelle Faust. Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sakari Oramo.
  • Robert Schumann

    Symphony no. 2 in C major Op.61

    Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sakari Oramo.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Scherzo from A Midsummer Night's Dream

    Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sakari Oramo.
  • Jean Sibelius

    Entr'acte from Pelleas & Melissande

    Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sakari Oramo.
  • Leonard Bernstein

    Chichester Psalms

    Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Singer: David Allsopp. Choir: Tenebrae. Conductor: Nigel Short.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    Piano Concerto no 2

    Performer: Yevgeny Sudbin. Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sakari Oramo.
  • George Gershwin

    An American in Paris

    Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Michael Collins.
  • Julian Anderson

    Four American Choruses No.1 - I'm a pilgrim

    Choir: BBC Singers. Conductor: Nicholas Kok.

Credit

Role Contributor
Performer BBC Symphony Orchestra

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