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Breaking Free: A Century of Russian Culture

Afternoon Concert finishes a week marking the centenary of the Russian Revolution. Featuring Shostakovich's 10th Symphony & Mahler's Ruckert Lieder with Dorothea Roschmann.

Afternoon Concert finishes a week marking the centenary of the Russian Revolution. In today's programme Verity Sharp introduces a concert featuring Shostakovich's 10th Symphony and Mahler's Rückert Lieder with Dorothea Roschmann with the Danish National Symphony Orchestra conducted by David Afkam. Also includes a performance his infectious Second Jazz Suite

2pm
Sibelius: Valse triste
Mahler: Rückert Lieder
Shostakovich: Symphony No.10
Dorothea Röschmann (soprano)
Danish National Symphony Orchestra
David Afkam (conductor)

3.25pm
Glazunov: Violin Concerto in A minor
Maria Milstein (violin)
Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra
Vasily Petrenko (conductor)

3.45pm
Shostakovich: Jazz Suite No. 2
Lausanne Chamber Orchestra
Arie van Beck (conductor)

4.30pm
BBC Children in Need

Petroc Trelawny presents highlights from a concert recorded at the BBC's Maida Vale Studios on Wednesday. The BBC Singers and the BBC Symphony Orchestra are joined by young musicians supported by projects which receive funding from BBC Children in Need.

John Williams: Hedwig's Theme from Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone Suite
BBCSO
Alpesh Chauhan (conductor)

Harold Arlen/Yip Harburg arr. John Barber: Somewhere over the rainbow from The Wizard of Oz (world premiere)
Kamarra (violin solo)
BBCSO
Alpesh Chauhan (conductor)

Shermann Brothers arr Jeffes/Rossiter: Children in Need Sherman Medley (world premiere)
Joss (baritone solo)
BBC Singers
Grace Rossiter (conductor)

ABBA arr Jeffes/Rossiter: ABBA-DABBA-DOO
BBC Singers
Grace Rossiter (conductor)

Sly and the Family Stone arr John Barber : Everyday People
Music Action International Everyday People Group
Merit Ariane Stephanos (conductor)
BBC Singers
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Alpesh Chauhan (conductor).

3 hours

Music Played

  • Jean Sibelius

    Kuolema - incidental music Op.44 "Valse Triste"

    Conductor: David Afkham. Orchestra: DR SymfoniOrkestret. Singer: Dorothea Röschmann.
  • Gustav Mahler

    5 Ruckert-Lieder vers. for voice and orchestra

    Conductor: David Afkham. Orchestra: DR SymfoniOrkestret. Singer: Dorothea Röschmann.
  • Dmitry Shostakovich

    Symphony no. 10 in E minor Op.93

    Conductor: David Afkham. Orchestra: DR SymfoniOrkestret. Singer: Dorothea Röschmann.
  • Alexander Glazunov

    Concerto in A minor Op.82: i Moderato, ii Andante sostenuto, iv Allegro

    Performer: Maria Milstein. Conductor: Vasily Petrenko. Orchestra: Radio Filharmonisch Orkest.
  • Dmitry Shostakovich

    Suite no. 2 for jazz band: i March, iii Dance 1, iv Waltz 1, v Little Polka, vii Dance 2

    Conductor: Arie van Beek. Orchestra: Lausanne Chamber Orchestra.
  • William Walton

    Variations on a theme by Hindemith

    Performer: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. Performer: Martyn Brabbins.
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  • John Williams

    Hedwig's Theme from Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone Suite

    Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Alpesh Chauhan.
  • Harold Arlen

    Somewhere over the Rainbow from the Wizard of Oz

    Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Alpesh Chauhan.
  • Robert B. Sherman

    Children in Need Sherman Medley

    Music Arranger: Stephen Jeffes. Choir: BBC Singers. Conductor: Grace Rossiter.

Credits

Role Contributor
Performer BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
Performer BBC Symphony Orchestra

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