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Monday - BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra

Georgia Mann presents a week of performances by the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. Today's programme begins with a concert the orchestra gave in Glasgow City Halls.

Georgia Mann presents a week of performances by the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. Today's programme begins with a concert the orchestra gave in Glasgow City Halls. John Wilson conducts an all-American programme including Bernstein's Serenade with soloist Ning Feng, and Roy Harris's Symphony no.3. Plus part of a new recording of music for saxophone and orchestra, with soloist Tommy Smith.

2pm
Barber The School for scandal - overture Op.5
Bernstein Serenade [after Plato's "The symposium"] for violin, string orch, harp and percussion
Copland Appalachian spring - suite vers. for orchestra [1945]
Harris Symphony no. 3
Ning Feng (violin)
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
John Wilson (conductor)

c.3.25pm
Smith Jacobite for saxophone and orchestra
Tommy Smith (saxophone)
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
Clark Rundell (conductor)

Tchaikovsky The Tempest [Burya] - symphonic fantasia Op.18
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
Martyn Brabbins (conductor).

2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Samuel Barber

    The School for scandal - overture Op.5

    Orchestra: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: John Wilson.
  • Leonard Bernstein

    Serenade [after Plato's "The symposium"] for violin, string orch, harp and percussion

    Performer: Ning Feng. Orchestra: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: John Wilson.
  • Aaron Copland

    Appalachian spring - suite vers. for orchestra

    Orchestra: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: John Wilson.
  • Roy Harris

    Symphony no. 3

    Orchestra: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: John Wilson.
  • Tommy Smith

    Jacobite for saxophone and orchestra

    Performer: Tommy Smith. Orchestra: BBC Scottish S O. Conductor: Clark Rundell.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    The Tempest [Burya] - symphonic fantasia Op.18

    Orchestra: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Martyn Brabbins.

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