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Friday - BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra

Georgia Mann concludes her week of performances by the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. Today features Bartok's folk influenced music with contributions from folk musicians.

Georgia Mann concludes her week of performances by the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. Today's programme begins with a concert which combined Bartok's folk influenced music with contributions from folk musicians, singer Nóri Kovács and Parapács. This was followed by Bartok's Music for strings, percussion and celesta. Plus more from two new recordings which have been featured across the week.

2pm
Bartok Romanian folk dances Sz.68, orch. from Sz.56 [orig. for piano] (including Hungarian folk music mixed in)
Bartok 15 Hungarian Peasant songs, Sz.71 (including Hungarian folk music mixed in)
Bartok Hungarian sketches Sz.97 for orchestra [from own piano works]
13'08 (including Hungarian folk music mixed in)
Bartok Transylvanian Dances, Sz.96 (including Hungarian folk music mixed in)
Bartok Music for strings, percussion and celesta Sz.106
Nóri Kovács (singer)
Parapács
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
Thomas Dausgaard (conductor)

c.3.30pm
Rheinberger Concerto in A flat major Op.94 for piano and orchestra
Simon Callaghan (piano)
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
Ben Gernon (conductor)

Corea Children's songs, arr. saxophone and Orchestra [orig. for piano]
Tommy Smith (saxophone)
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
Clark Rundell (conductor).

2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Béla Bartók

    Romanian folk dances Sz.68, orch. from Sz.56

    Orchestra: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Thomas Dausgaard. Ensemble: Parapács. Singer: Nóri Kovács.
  • Béla Bartók

    15 Hungarian peasant songs Sz.71 for piano

    Singer: Nóri Kovács. Orchestra: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. Ensemble: Parapács. Conductor: Thomas Dausgaard.
  • Béla Bartók

    Hungarian sketches Sz.97 for orchestra

    Ensemble: Parapács. Orchestra: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Thomas Dausgaard. Singer: Nóri Kovács.
  • Béla Bartók

    Transylvanian dances Sz.96 for orchestra, arr. from "Sonatina" for piano

    Ensemble: Parapács. Orchestra: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Thomas Dausgaard. Singer: Nóri Kovács.
  • Béla Bartók

    Music for strings, percussion and celesta Sz.106

    Orchestra: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Thomas Dausgaard.
  • Josef Rheinberger

    Concerto in A flat major Op.94 for piano and orchestra

    Performer: Simon Callaghan. Orchestra: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Ben Gernon.
  • Chick Corea

    Children's songs for piano

    Performer: Tommy Smith. Orchestra: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Clark Rundell.
  • Edvard Grieg

    Morning (Peer Gynt - Suite No.1)

    Orchestra: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Herbert von Karajan.
    • DG.

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