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The Halle and Mark Elder perform Schubert, Mendelssohn and Mozart

Sir Mark Elder conducts the Halle Orchestra performing Schubert's 'Unfinished' Symphony, Mozart's Piano Concerto No 18 in B flat and Mendelssohn's 'Scottish' Symphony.

Stuart Flinders introduces a concert from the Bridgewater Hall in Manchester in which Mark Elder conducts the Halle Orchestra in a programme of beautifully crafted music by Schubert, Mozart and Mendelssohn, including Mozart's vibrant and colourful Piano Concerto No 18 performed by the Chinese pianist Hong Xu.

PART ONE
Schubert - Symphony No.8, 'Unfinished'
Mozart - Piano Concerto No.18, K456
(Hong Xu - piano)

INTERVAL
From CD, a selection of Scottish folksong arrangements by Beethoven:

BEETHOVEN: "Bonnie Laddie , Highland Laddie" Op 108/7
Sarah Walker (mezzo)
Krystia Osostowics (violin)
Ursula Smith (Cello)
Malcolm Martineau (piano)

BEETHOVEN: "The Maid of Isla" Op 108/4
Christopher Maltman (mezzo)
Elizabeth Layton (violin)
Ursula Smith (Cello)
Malcolm Martineau (piano)

BEETHOVEN: "The Lovely Lass of Inverness" Op 108/8
Sarah Walker (mezzo)
Krystia Osostowics (violin)
Ursula Smith (Cello)
Malcolm Martineau (piano)

BEETHOVEN: "Enchantress, farewell" Op 108/18
Toby Spence (mezzo)
Krystia Osostowics (violin)
Ursula Smith (Cello)
Malcolm Martineau (piano)

BEETHOVEN: "O Swiftly Glides The Bonnie Boat" Op 108/19
Janice Watson (soprano)
Ruby Philogene (mezzo)
Timothy Robinson (tenor)
Thomas Allen (baritone)
Krystia Osostowics (violin)
Ursula Smith (Cello)
Malcolm Martineau (piano)

PART TWO

Mendelssohn - Symphony No.3 in A minor, 'Scottish'

Halle Orchestra conducted by Mark Elder.

2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Franz Schubert

    Symphony No 8 in B minor D.759 (Unfinished)

    Orchestra: Hallé. Conductor: Sir Mark Elder.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Piano concerto No 18 in B flat major, K456

    Performer: Hong Xu. Orchestra: Hallé. Conductor: Sir Mark Elder.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Bonnie Laddie, Highland Laddie (25 Scottish Songs Op.108 No 7)

    Performer: Krysia Osostowicz. Performer: Ursula Smith. Performer: Malcolm Martineau. Singer: Sarah Walker.
    • DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON : 477 5128.
    • DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON.
    • 15.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    The Maid of Isla (25 Scottish Songs Op.108 No 4)

    Performer: Krysia Osostowicz. Performer: Ursula Smith. Performer: Malcolm Martineau. Singer: Christopher Maltman.
    • DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON : 477 5128.
    • DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON.
    • 12.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    The Lovely Lass of Inverness (25 Scottish Songs Op.108 No 8)

    Performer: Krysia Osostowicz. Performer: Ursula Smith. Performer: Malcolm Martineau. Singer: Sarah Walker.
    • DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON : 477 5128.
    • DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON.
    • 15.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Enchantress Farewell (25 Scottish Songs Op.108 No 18)

    Performer: Krysia Osostowicz. Performer: Ursula Smith. Performer: Malcolm Martineau. Singer: Toby Spence.
    • DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON : 477 5128.
    • DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON.
    • 18.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    O Swiftly Glides The Bonnie Boat (25 Scottish Songs Op.108 No 19)

    Performer: Krysia Osostowicz. Performer: Ursula Smith. Performer: Malcolm Martineau. Singer: Sir Thomas Allen. Singer: Janice Watson. Singer: Ruby Philogene. Singer: Timothy Robinson.
    • DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON : 477 5128.
    • DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON.
    • 19.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

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

    Orchestra: Hallé. Conductor: Sir Mark Elder.
  • Kathy Cave

    Breathe

  • Franz Schubert

    Impromptus, D935 (Nos. II & III)

    Performer: Paul Lewis.

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