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Celebrating the BBC Philharmonic - Britten, Prokofiev, Bruckner, Antheil

The BBC Philharmonic in symphonies by Britten and Bruckner, a concerto by Prokofiev, and more this week from 'Bad Boy of Music' George Antheil

The BBC Philharmonic in symphonies by Britten and Bruckner, a concerto by Prokofiev, and more this week from "Bad Boy of Music" George Antheil

John Storgards leads the orchestra in Britten's reworking of his own younger self, his so-called "Simple" Symphony. The concert, recorded last month on the orchestra's tour in Utrecht, also features Bruckner's sixth symphony and the second of Prokofiev's two concertos for violin played by Arabella Steinbacher

And there's more from this week's featured composer, George Antheil - two of his symphonies

Presented by Kate Molleson

2.00pm
Britten
Simple Symphony
Prokofiev
Violin Concerto no.2
Bruckner
Symphony no.6
Arabella Steinbacher, violin
BBC Philharmonic
John Storgards, conductor

3.45
Antheil
Symphony no.5 "Joyous"; Symphony no.6 "After Delacroix"
BBC Philharmonic
John Storgards, conductor

18 days left to listen

2 hours, 31 minutes

Music Played

  • Benjamin Britten

    Simple symphony Op.4 for string orchestra

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

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

    Performer: Arabella Steinbacher. Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: John Storgårds.
  • Anton Bruckner

    Symphony no. 6 in A major

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: John Storgårds.
  • George Antheil

    Symphony no. 5 (Joyous)

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: John Storgårds.
  • Lili Boulanger

    D'un soir triste

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Yan Pascal Tortelier.
    • Boulanger: Faust Et Helene Etc. - Soloists/CBSC/BBC Phil./Tortelier.
    • Chandos.
    • CHAN9745.
    • 3.

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