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)
Ben Gernon (conductor)