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BBC National Orchestra of Wales - Bruch and Bruckner

Joseph Swensen conducts Bruckner's Seventh Symphony, while Tasmin Little joins the BBC National Orchestra of Wales as soloist in Bruch's Violin Concerto No 1.

Joseph Swensen conducts Bruckner's Seventh Symphony. And Tasmin Little joins the BBC National Orchestra of Wales as soloist in Bruch's Violin Concerto No. 1.

Recorded at the Bragwyn Hall, Swansea. Nicola Heywood Thomas presents.

Bruch: Violin Concerto No.1 in G minor

Interval

c. 8.25pm
Bruckner: Symphony No. 7 in E major WAB 107

Tasmin Little (violin)
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Joseph Swensen (conductor)

Violinist Tasmin Little joins the BBC National Orchestra of Wales for what has been described as one of the world's most popular violin concertos - Bruch's gorgeous Violin Concerto No. 1. Plus Joseph Swensen conducts the orchestra through a gradual journey to glory in Bruckner's seventh symphony. The composer's epic work was inspired by the scope and spirituality of Bach with a simple idea ascending like a prayer as the piece opens before being transfigured in its final bars.

2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Max Bruch

    Violin Concerto no. 1 in G minor Op.26

    Performer: Tasmin Little. Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Joseph Swensen.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Un poco presto e con sentimento from Sonata no. 3 in D minor Op.108

    Performer: Tasmin Little. Performer: Piers Lane.
  • Franz Schubert

    1st mvt. from Rondo brillant in B minor D.895

    Performer: Tasmin Little. Performer: Piers Lane.
  • Anton Bruckner

    Symphony no. 7 in E major

    Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Joseph Swensen.
  • Anton Bruckner

    Psalm 112

    Choir: Corydon Singers. Orchestra: English Chamber Orchestra. Conductor: Matthew Best.
    • Hyperion.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Scherzo No 1 in B minor

    Performer: Simon Trpceski.
    • Frederic Chopin.
    • EMI Classics.
    • 5.

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