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Juanjo Mena conducts the BBC Philharmonic in music by Shostakovich and presents the UK premiere of music by his compatriot, Rodion Shchedrin.

Juanjo Mena conducts the BBC Philharmonic in music by Shostakovich and presents the UK premiere of music by his compatriot, Rodion Shchedrin.

From the Bridgewater Hall, Manchester
Presented by Stuart Flinders

Rodion Shchedrin: Dialogues with Shostakovich (UK premiere)
Shostakovich: Violin Concerto No 1

8.30
Music interval

8.50
Shostakovich: Symphony No 15

Renaud Capuçon (violin)
BBC Philharmonic
Juanjo Mena (conductor)

Juanjo Mena and the BBC Philharmonic present Shostakovich's Fifteenth and final symphony in the second half of the concert, a work which moves from playful abandon to existential dread. Before the interval outstanding French soloist Renaud Capuçon joins the orchestra for Shostakovich's First Violin Concerto, a work he hid from view until after the death of Stalin. The concert opens with a UK premiere: an evocative portrait of Shostakovich by compatriot Rodion Shchedrin, 'Dialogues with Shostakovich'.

2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Rodion Shchedrin

    Dialogues with Shostakovich

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Juanjo Mena.
  • Dmitry Shostakovich

    Violin Concerto No 1

    Performer: Renaud Capuçon. Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Juanjo Mena.
  • Dmitry Shostakovich

    Prelude and Fugue No 12 in G Sharp Minor

    Performer: Tatiana Nikolayeva.
  • Dmitry Shostakovich

    Prelude and Fugue No 13 in F Sharp

    Performer: Tatiana Nikolayeva.
  • Dmitry Shostakovich

    Symphony No 15

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Juanjo Mena.
  • Franz Liszt

    Piano Concerto No 1 in E flat major

    Performer: Zoltán Kocsis. Orchestra: Budapest Festival Orchestra. Conductor: Iván Fischer.
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Credit

Role Contributor
Performer BBC Philharmonic

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