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Friday - the 'Best of 2017' featuring the BBC SSO, BBC Singers and BBC SO

Jonathan Swain concludes his 'Best of 2017' week from the BBC performing groups. Featuring the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, BBC Singers and BBC Symphony Orchestra.

Jonathan Swain concludes his 'Best of 2017' week from the BBC performing groups. Today features a concert the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra gave at the Muskverein in Vienna last month, for which they were joined by violinist Nicolai Znaider for Brahms' Violin Concerto. Then to the BBC Singers and highlights of a Palestrina and Bruckner concert they gave at St Giles' Cripplegate in London's Barbican. And finally to the BBC Symphony Orchestra; Sakari Oramo conducts Sibelius' complete Lemminkainen Legends.

2pm
Britten: Four Sea Interludes
Brahms: Violin Concerto in D major, Op.77
Mendelssohn: Symphony No 3 in A minor,'Scottish'
Nicolaj Znaider (violin)
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
Thomas Dausgaard (conductor)

c.3.45pm
Palestrina Salve Regina
Bruckner: Christus factus est
Palestrina: Stabat Mater
BBC Singers
Robert Quinney (conductor)

c.4.10pm
Sibelius: Lemminkainen - Four Legends:
I Lemminkainen and the Maidens of Saari
II The Swan of Tuonela
III Lemminikainen in Tuonela
IV The Return of Lemminikainen
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Sakari Oramo (conductor).

3 hours

Music Played

  • Benjamin Britten

    4 Sea interludes [from 'Peter Grimes'] Op.33a

    Orchestra: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Thomas Dausgaard.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Concerto in D major Op.77 for violin and orchestra

    Performer: Nikolaj Znaider. Orchestra: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Thomas Dausgaard.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Partita no. 2 in D minor BWV.1004 for violin solo i Sarabande

    Performer: Nikolaj Znaider.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Symphony no. 3 in A minor Op.56 (Scottish)

    Orchestra: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Thomas Dausgaard.
  • Trad.

    Eightsome Reels

    Music Arranger: Gordon Cree. Orchestra: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Thomas Dausgaard.
  • Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina

    Salve regina

    Choir: BBC Singers. Conductor: Robert Quinney.
  • Anton Bruckner

    Christus factus est - gradual vers. for chorus

    Choir: BBC Singers. Conductor: Robert Quinney.
  • Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina

    Stabat mater - motet for 8 voices

    Choir: BBC Singers. Conductor: Robert Quinney.
  • Jean Sibelius

    Lemminkäinen Suite, Op. 22

    Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sakari Oramo.

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