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BBC Philharmonic, Leonard Elschenbroich, Saint-Saens' Cello Concerto No 1

The BBC Philharmonic, conducted by Ben Gernon, perform symphonies by Mozart and Beethoven. They are joined by Leonard Elschenbroich for Saint-Saens' Cello Concerto No 1.

Live from the Victoria Hall in Hanley
Presented by Stuart Flinders

Mozart: Symphony No 35 "Haffner"
Saint-Saëns: Cello Concerto No 1
Tchaikovsky: Andante cantabile

8.25 Music Interval

Beethoven: Symphony No 4

In a programme bookended by two evergreen Classical symphonies, the BBC Philharmonic and Principal Guest Conductor Ben Gernon are also joined by Leonard Elschenbroich for Saint-Saëns's arresting First Cello Concerto and Tchaikovsky's deeply-felt Andante cantabile, which left Tolstoy in floods of tears when he first heard it.

Leonard Elschenbroich (cello)
BBC Philharmonic
Ben Gernon (conductor)

2 hours, 28 minutes

Music Played

  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Symphony No.35 "Haffner" (K385)

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Ben Gernon.
  • Camille Saint‐Saëns

    Cello Concerto No.1

    Performer: Leonard Elschenbroich. Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Ben Gernon.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Andante cantabile

    Performer: Leonard Elschenbroich. Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Ben Gernon.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Piano Sonata No.31 in A flat major, Op.110

    Performer: Igor Levit.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Symphony No.4

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic.
  • John Merrick

    2018 Breakfast Carol Competition Winner The Bee Carol

    Choir: BBC Singers. Conductor: Bob Chilcott.
  • Andrew Woodward

    2018 Breakfast Carol Competition No. 6 The Bee Carol

    Choir: BBC Singers. Performer: Richard Pearce. Conductor: Bob Chilcott.
  • Pietro Locatelli

    Concerto Grosso in F minor, op.1 no.8 ('Christmas Concerto')

    Orchestra: Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra. Conductor: Ton Koopman.
    • Locatelli: The Italian Music Master In Amsterdam.
    • CHALLENGE CLASSICS.
    • 14-16.
  • Tomás Luis de Victoria

    Ave Maria

    Director: Peter Phillips. Choir: Tallis Scholars.
    • Christmas Carols and Motets.
    • Gimell.
    • 11.
  • Johann Melchior Molter

    Concerto pastorale

    Orchestra: Kammerorchester Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach. Conductor: Hartmut Haenchen.
    • Christmas Concertos - Kammerochestrer Carl Phillip Emanuel Bach.
    • Sony Classical.
    • 5.

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