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Creative Sparks

BBC Philharmonic and John Wilson in Walton's searing First Symphony. They are joined by Alexander Gavrylyuk for Prokofiev's Third Piano Concerto.

From the Bridgewater Hall in Manchester.
Presented by Tom Redmond

Kabalevsky: Colas Breugnon: Overture
Prokofiev: Piano Concerto No.3

8.10
Interval (CD)
Poulenc: Sonata for horn, trumpet and trombone
The Nash Ensemble

8.20
Walton: Symphony No.1

Alexander Gavrylyuk (piano)
BBC Philharmonic
John Wilson (conductor)

Conductor John Wilson opens the BBC Philharmonic's season with Kabalevsky's coruscating overture to his opera Colas Breugnon. Alexander Gavrylyuk joins the orchestra for Prokofiev's sparkling Third Piano Concerto. Walton's First Symphony, captures the spirit of the roaring thirties as well as his own response to a failed love affair.

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2 hours, 28 minutes

Music Played

  • Dmitri Kabalevsky

    Colas Breugnon Overture

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: John Wilson.
  • Sergei Prokofiev

    Piano Concerto No 3

    Performer: Alexander Gavrylyuk. Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: John Wilson.
  • Robert Schumann

    Kinderszenen - Of Foreign Lands and Peoples

    Performer: Alexander Gavrylyuk.
  • Francis Poulenc

    Sonata for horn, trumpet and trombone

    Ensemble: Nash Ensemble.
  • William Walton

    Symphony No 1

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: John Wilson.
  • Eric Coates

    Dancing Nights

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: John Wilson.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Piano Trio No 1 in B major, Op 8

    Performer: Augustin Dumay. Performer: Maria João Pires. Performer: Jian Wang.
    • Brahms: Piano Trios: Dumay/Pires/Wang.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 1-4.

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