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Celebrating the BBC Symphony Orchestra and BBC Singers

The BBC Symphony Orchestra performs Strauss, Berg and Shostakovich's Symphony No 5 in D minor, Op 47, his 'Soviet artist's creative response to justified criticism'.

The BBC Symphony Orchestra recorded at London's Barbican Hall last month in raucous Strauss, luscious Berg and Shostakovich's best-loved work, his "Soviet artist's creative response to justified criticism"

Presented by Penny Gore

2.00pm
Strauss: Till Eulenspiegel
Berg: Seven Early Songs
Shostakovich: Symphony no.5
Dorothea Röschmann (Soprano)
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Rafael Payare (Conductor)

3.25pm
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1 hour, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Richard Strauss

    Till Eulenspiegel

    Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Rafael Payare.
  • Alban Berg

    Seven Early Songs

    Singer: Dorothea Röschmann. Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Rafael Payare.
  • Dmitry Shostakovich

    Symphony No.5 in D Minor Op.47

    Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Rafael Payare.

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