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Tuesday - Ulster Orchestra

Afternoon Concert continues its celebration of Tone Poems, and the Ulster Orchestra offer up works by Smetana, Sibelius and Janacek alongside the Szymanowski Violin Concerto.

Tom McKinney showcases some of the Ulster Orchestra's most recent recordings. Today's programme continues Afternoon Concert's celebration of the descriptive power of Tone Poems, including works by Smetana, Janáček and Sibelius, as well as a performance of Szymanowski's Violin Concerto No. 2, Op.61, written towards the end of the composer's creative life.

Dvorák: Carnival Op.92
Szymanowski: Violin Concerto No. 2, Op.61
Smetana: Vltava
Janáček: Taras Bulba
Tasmin Little (violin)
Ulster Orchestra
Courtney Lewis (conductor)

Dvorak: The Noon Witch, Op.108
Ulster Orchestra
Jac Van Steen (conductor)

Sibelius: Violin Concerto in D minor, Op. 47
Jennifer Pike (violin)
Ulster Orchestra
Rafael Payare (conductor)

Sibelius: Lemmimkäinen Suite, Op. 22
3. Lemminkäinen in Tuonela
4. Lemminkäinen's Return
Sibelius: Tapiola, Op. 112
Ulster Orchestra
Courtney Lewis (conductor).

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Performer BBC Symphony Orchestra
Performer BBC Symphony Chorus