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Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra

The Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra plays Glinka's Ruslan Overture, Beethoven's Symphony No 4 and Piano Concerto No 1, Beamish's Piano Concerto No 3 and Strauss's Ein Heldenleben.

The Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra perform two concerts this afternoon. The first, conducted by Ben Gernon, features the overture to Ruslan and Lyudmila by Glinka, then Mats Larsson Gothe's Ricerco 2, with the bassoon player Henrik Blixt as soloist, ending with Beethoven's Symphony 4. The second concert, this one with Omer Meir Wellber conducting the Swedish orchestra, includes two piano concertos, both with Johnathan Biss as soloist: Beethoven's Piano Concerto 1 and Sally Beamish's Piano Concerto 3, 'City Stanzas', then the afternoon finishes with Richard Strauss tone poem Ein Heldenleben. Presented by Hannah French.

2pm
Glinka: Overture to 'Ruslan and Lyudmila'
Mats Larsson Gothe: Ricerco 2
Beethoven: Symphony No. 4 in B flat, op. 60

Henrik Blixt, bassoon (in Gothe)
Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra
Ben Gernon, conductor

3.04pm
Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 1 in C, op. 15
Sally Beamish: Piano Concerto No. 3 ('City Stanzas')
Richard Strauss: Ein Heldenleben, op. 40

Jonathan Biss, piano
Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra
Omer Meir Wellber, conductor

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Music Played

  • Mikhail Ivanovich Glinka

    Ruslan i Lyudmila - Overture

    Orchestra: Sveriges Radios Symfoniorkester. Conductor: Ben Gernon.
  • Mats Larsson Gothe

    Ricerco 2

    Performer: Henrik Blixt. Orchestra: Sveriges Radios Symfoniorkester. Conductor: Ben Gernon.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Symphony no. 4 in B flat major Op.60

    Orchestra: Sveriges Radios Symfoniorkester. Conductor: Ben Gernon.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Piano Concerto no. 1 in C major

    Performer: Jonathan Biss. Orchestra: Sveriges Radios Symfoniorkester. Conductor: Omer Meir Wellber.
  • Sally Beamish

    Concerto no. 3 (City stanzas) for piano and orchestra

    Performer: Jonathan Biss. Orchestra: Sveriges Radios Symfoniorkester. Conductor: Omer Meir Wellber.
  • Richard Strauss

    Ein Heldenleben Op.40

    Orchestra: Sveriges Radios Symfoniorkester. Conductor: Omer Meir Wellber.

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