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Rachmaninov, Elgar, BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra

The BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra performs Russian choral masterpieces, including Rachmaninov's Vespers, with the BBC Singers, and Elgar's 'Enigma' Variations.

Russian choral masterpieces and an Elgar favourite from the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra and the BBC Singers. Plus pianist Behzod Abduraimov joins the orchestra for a performance of Rachmaninov's tour-de-force 3rd Piano Concerto.

Presented by Tom McKinney

2.00pm
Trad. Russian – Thy tomb, O Saviour (Grob tvoy, spase)
BBC Singers
Elena Sharkova (conductor)

Rachmaninov - Concerto No.3 in D minor for piano & orchestra, Op.30
Behzod Abduraimov (piano)
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
Thomas Dausgaard (conductor)

c.2.50pm
Trad. Russian - The Resurrection Evlogitaria
BBC Singers
Elena Sharkova (conductor)

Rachmaninov - 3 Symphonic Dances for orchestra, Op.45
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
Thomas Dausgaard (conductor)

c.3.35pm
Rachmaninov - Vespers (shortened version)
BBC Singers
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
Thomas Dausgaard (conductor)

c.4.30pm
Elgar – Variations on an original theme (“Enigma”), Op.36
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
Martyn Brabbins (conductor)

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