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BBC Philharmonic live from Salford

Jiri Rozen conducts the BBC Philharmonic live in Dvorak's Serenade for Strings and Martinu's Sixth Symphony. Ashley Riches is the baritone in Mahler's Songs of a Wayfarer

Live from Salford's MediaCityUK, Conductor Jiri Rozen and the BBC Philharmonic perform Martinu's final symphony, his 'Fantaisies symphoniques', and one of Dvorak’s most popular orchestral works, his Serenade for Strings. They are joined by Ashley Riches for Mahler’s youthful song cycle, the Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen (Songs of a Wayfarer).

After this, Rumon Gamba conducts the BBC National Orchestra of Wales in Knight in Armour, the early tone poem of Ruth Gipps which was premiered at the Last Night of the Proms in 1942.

Dvorak: Serenade for Strings in C major, Op 48
Mahler: Songs of a Wayfarer
Martinu: Fantaisies symphoniques (Symphony No 6), H 343

Ashley Riches (baritone)
BBC Philharmonic
Jiri Rozen (conductor)


Gipps: Knight in Armour, Op 8

BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Rumon Gamba (conductor)

1 hour, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Antonín Dvořák

    Serenade for Strings

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Jiří Rožeň.
  • Gustav Mahler

    Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen

    Performer: Ashley Riches. Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic.
  • Bohuslav Martinu

    Symphony No. 6 'Fantaisies Symphoniques'

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Jiří Rožeň.
  • Camille Saint‐Saëns

    Tournoiement no.3 from Melodies persanes Op.26

    Performer: Simon Lepper. Singer: Ashley Riches.