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BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. Smetana, Chopin, Dvorak

The BBC SSO and conductor Matthias Pintscher perform music by Smetana and Dvorak and French virtuoso David Kadouch joins them to play Chopin's 2nd Piano Concerto.

The BBC SSO and conductor Matthias Pintscher perform music by Smetana and Dvorak and French virtuoso David Kadouch joins them to play Chopin's Second Piano Concerto.

Live from City Halls, Glasgow
Presented by Jamie MacDougall

Smetana: 'Vltava' and 'Sarka' from Ma Vlast
Chopin: Piano Concerto No 2 in F minor

c. 8.25pm Interval

8.45
Dvorak: Symphony No 4 in D minor

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
Matthias Pintscher, conductor
David Kadouch, piano

The concert begins on a journey down the river Vltava with two movements from Ma Vlast, Smetana's patriotic symphonic poem about his homeland. Young French virtuoso David Kadouch joins the orchestra for Chopin's romantic Second Piano Concerto, written when he was only 20, and the concert ends with Dvorak's stirring Fourth Symphony.

2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Bedrich Smetana

    Vltava & Sarka from Ma Vlast

    Orchestra: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Matthias Pintscher.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Piano Concerto No.2

    Orchestra: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Matthias Pintscher.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Scottish Dances

    Performer: Inna Poroshina.
  • Bedrich Smetana

    String Quartet No.1, mvt.1

    Ensemble: Pavel Haas Quartet.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Symphony No.4

    Orchestra: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Matthias Pintscher.
  • Edvard Grieg

    Norwegian Folksongs and Dances, Op 17 (selection)

    Performer: Einar Steen-Nøkleberg.
    • NAXOS.

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Role Contributor
Performer BBC Symphony Chorus

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