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Friday: BBC Philharmonic

Tom McKinney presents live recordings of Dvorak, Ginastera and Saariaho by the BBC Philharmonic.

Dvořák, Ginastera, and Saariaho from live recordings by the BBC Philharmonic. Beginning with Arthur Benjamin’s wartime piece for viola, we'll also hear a Dvořák symphony written for the Philharmonic Society in London and a Saariaho piece whose postscript comes from T. S. Eliot’s poem 'The Waste Land'.

2.00pm
Arthur Benjamin
Elegy, Waltz and Toccata for Viola and Orchestra
Eivind Holtsmark Ringstad, viola
Dvořák
Symphony No.7
BBC Philharmonic
Nuno Coelho, conductor

Zimmermann
Symphony in One Movement (Revised Edition)
Antheil
Specter of the Rose, Waltz (1946)
BBC Philharmonic
John Storgårds, conductor

Alwyn
The Ship that Died of Shame (1955)
BBC Philharmonic
Rumon Gamba, conductor

c. 3.30pm
David Matthews
Toward Sunrise
BBC Philharmonic
Jac van Steen, conductor

Ginastera
Concierto Argentino
BBC Philharmonic
Juanjo Mena, conductor
Xiayin Wang, piano

Kaija Saariaho
Notes on Light
BBC Philharmonic
John Storgårds, conductor
Jakob Kullberg, cello

c. 4.30pm
Varèse
Amériques

BBC Philharmonic
Presented by Tom McKinney.

3 hours

Music Played

  • Arthur Benjamin

    Elegy, Waltz and Toccata for Viola and Orchestra

    Performer: Eivind Holtsmark Ringstad. Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Symphony No. 7 in D minor, Op. 70

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Nuno Coelho.
  • Bernd Alois Zimmermann

    Symphony in One Movement

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: John Storgårds.
  • George Antheil

    Waltz (Specter of the Rose, 1946)

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: John Storgårds.
  • William Alwyn

    The Ship That Died of Shame (1955)

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Rumon Gamba.
  • David Matthews

    Toward Sunrise

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Jac van Steen.
  • Alberto Ginastera

    Concierto Argentino

    Performer: Xiayin Wang. Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic.
  • Kaija Saariaho

    Notes on Light

    Performer: Jakob Kullberg. Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic.
  • Edgard Varèse

    Ameriques

    Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sakari Oramo.

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