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Mahler and Prokofiev from Seoul's KBS Symphony Orchestra

The KBS Symphony Orchestra perform Mahler's Symphony No 9 and, with Stefan Jackiw, Prokofiev's Violin Concerto No 2. Plus an unseasonal piece by Scottish composer Thea Musgrave.

Mahler's monumental Symphony No 9, plus a violin concerto by Prokofiev and an unseasonal piece by Scottish composer Thea Musgrave

Presented by Fiona Talkington

Kicking off a week of programmes featuring Seoul's KBS Symphony Orchestra, music director and principal conductor Yoel Levi is on the podium in Mahler's last completed symphony. They are joined by American violinist Stefan Pi Jackiw in Prokofiev's sensuous Concerto No 2

The programme also celebrates Scottish composer Thea Musgrave, who celebrated her ninetieth birthday last year

2.00pm
Mahler: Symphony No 9
KBS Symphony Orchestra
Yoel Levi, conductor

3.30pm
Musgrave: A Song for Christmas
Hannah Holgersson, soprano
Stefan Lindgren, piano

3.40pm
Dvorak: Carnival Overture
Prokofiev: Violin Concerto No 2
Stefan Pi Jackiw, violin
KBS Symphony Orchestra
Yoel Levi, conductor

5 hours left to listen

2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Gustav Mahler

    Symphony no. 9

    Orchestra: KBS Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Yoel Levi.
  • Thea Musgrave

    A Christmas carol

    Performer: Stefan Lindgren. Singer: Hannah Holgersson.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Carnival overture Op.92

    Orchestra: KBS Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Yoel Levi.
  • Sergei Prokofiev

    Concerto no. 2 in G minor Op.63 for violin and orchestra

    Performer: Stefan Pi Jackiw. Orchestra: KBS Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Yoel Levi.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Sonata no. 3 in C major BWV.1005 for violin solo i Largo

    Performer: Stefan Pi Jackiw.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Lieder ohne Worte, Book 6, Op. 67; No. 2 in F-Sharp Minor, MWV U 145

    Performer: Denis Kozhukhin.
    • Grieg: Lyric Pieces - Mendelssohn: Lieder ohne Worte.
    • PENTATONE.
    • 5.

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