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BBC National Orchestra of Wales - Tchaikovsky and Shostakovich

Baiba Skride performs Tchaikovsky's Violin Concerto plus Thomas Sondergard conducts the BBC National Orchestra of Wales in Shostakovich's Symphony No 5 in D minor.

Baiba Skride is the soloist in Tchaikovsky's Violin Concerto in D major and Principal Conductor Thomas Sondergard takes the helm of the BBC National Orchestra of Wales in Shostakovich's Symphony No.5 in D minor.

Recorded at St David's Hall, Cardiff. Nicola Heywood Thomas presents.

Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto in D major, Op.35

Interval

c. 8.35pm

Shostakovich: Symphony No.5 in D minor, Op.47

Baiba Skride (violin)
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Thomas Sondergard (conductor)

Violinist Baiba Skride joins the BBC National Orchestra of Wales for one of the most popular violin concertos in the repertoire - Tchaikovsky's powerful Violin Concerto in D Major. Plus Principal Conductor Thomas Sondergard conducts the orchestra in the closing concert of their season with Shostakovich triumphant fifth Symphony - a work written when the composer's career was on a knife-edge but which eventually found grace as the Soviet authorities capitulated to his rehabilitation.

2 hours, 28 minutes

Music Played

  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Violin Concerto in D major, Op 35

    Performer: Baiba Skride. Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Thomas Søndergård.
  • Maurice Ravel

    Violin Sonata in G major

    Performer: Baiba Skride. Performer: Lauma Skride.
    • SONY 82876888722.
    • Sony.
    • 10.
  • Dmitry Shostakovich

    Symphony No 5 in D minor, Op 47

    Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Thomas Søndergård.
  • Laura Snowden

    Light Perpetuum

    Performer: Amy Green. Ensemble: VIDA Guitar Quartet.
    • BGS Records.
  • Claude Debussy

    Sonata for flute, viola and harp

    Performer: Osian Ellis. Ensemble: Melos Ensemble.
    • Franck: Violin Sonata; Debussy: Violin sonata; Ravel: Introduction and allegro.
    • Decca.
    • 9.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Rondo in G minor Op.94

    Performer: Alisa Weilerstein. Performer: Anna Polonsky.
    • Alisa Weilerstein Dvorak.
    • DECCA.
    • 5.

Credit

Role Contributor
Performer BBC National Orchestra of Wales

Broadcast

  • Tue 12 Jun 2018 19:30

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