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BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra

Penny Gore introduces Elgar's The Dream of Gerontius, as well as music by Mozart and Richard Rodney Bennett

Penny Gore introduces Elgar's The Dream of Gerontius, as well as music by Mozart and Richard Rodney Bennett

Martyn Brabbins conducts Elgar's searing oratorio The Dream of Gerontius, to words by Cardinal Newman, recorded in Rotterdam during the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra's European tour earlier this year

Elgar: The Dream of Gerontius, Op.38
Jennifer Johnston, mezzo-soprano
Andrew Staples, tenor
David Soar, bass
Rotterdam Symphony Chorus
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
Martyn Brabbins, conductor

1540
Bennett: Concerto for Stan Getz; Symphony no. 2
Howard McGill, saxophone
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
John Wilson, conductor

1620
Mozart: Symphony no.41 in C, K.551 "Jupiter"
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
Laura Samuel, director

3 hours

Music Played

  • Edward Elgar

    The Dream of Gerontius

    Singer: Jennifer Johnston. Singer: Andrew Staples. Singer: David Soar. Choir: Rotterdam Symphony Chorus. Orchestra: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Martyn Brabbins.
  • Richard Rodney Bennett

    Concerto for Stan Getz for Tenor Saxophone and Orchestra

    Performer: Howard McGill. Orchestra: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: John Wilson.
    • Chandos.
  • Richard Rodney Bennett

    Concerto for Stan Getz for Tenor Saxophone and Orchestra

    Performer: Howard McGill. Orchestra: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra.
  • Richard Rodney Bennett

    Symphony no. 2

    Orchestra: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: John Wilson.
    • Chandos.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Symphony no.41

    Orchestra: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Laura Samuel.

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