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Respighi, Rossini, Tchaikovsky

The BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra in three great orchestral frescoes by Respighi, music by Rossini and Tchaikovsky's Violin Concerto with soloist Aleksey Semenenko.

The BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra in three great orchestral frescoes by Respighi; more Rossini from the mezzo-soprano Victoria Simmonds; and the Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto with Radio 3 New Generation Artist Aleksey Semenenko. And also Our Classical Century piece this week: Walton’s Crown Imperial

Ottorino Respighi is best known for his trilogy of orchestral tone poems: Roman Festivals, Fountains of Rome and Pines of Rome

Presented by Penny Gore

Donizetti: Don Pasquale Overture
Puccini: Capriccio sinfonico
Respighi: Feste Romane
Respighi: Fontane di Roma
Respighi: Pini di Roma
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
John Wilson (conductor)

Langgaard: Violin Concerto
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
Linus Roth (violin)
Antony Hermus (conductor)

Rossini: The Thieving Magpie Overture
Rossini: La pace mia smarrita from Moses in Egypt
Victoria Simmonds (mezzo-soprano)
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
Richard Farnes (conductor)

Richard Rodney Bennett: A History of the Dansant
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
Sarah Connolly (mezzo-soprano)
John Wilson

Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto op.35
Aleksey Semenenko, violin
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
Holly Mathieson, conductor

Walton: Crown Imperial
BBC Concert Orchestra
Barry Wordsworth (conductor)

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