Main content
Sorry, this episode is not currently available

Ives, Gershwin and Bernstein

The Minnesota Orchestra and Osmo Vänskä at the BBC Proms in 2018 with music by Ives, Gershwin and Bernstein. Jonathan Swain presents.

The Minnesota Orchestra and Osmo Vänskä at the BBC Proms in 2018 with music by Ives, Gershwin and Bernstein. Jonathan Swain presents.

01:01 AM
Leonard Bernstein (1918-1990)
Candide overture
Minnesota Orchestra, Osmo Vanska (conductor)

01:06 AM
George Gershwin (1898-1937)
Piano Concerto in F major
Inon Barnatan (piano), Minnesota Orchestra, Osmo Vänskä (conductor)

01:41 AM
Charles Ives (1874-1954)
Symphony No 2
Minnesota Orchestra, Osmo Vanska (conductor)

02:22 AM
traditional African, Jaakko Kuusisto (arranger)
Shosholoza
Minnesota Orchestra, Osmo Vanska (conductor)

02:25 AM
Thomas Wiggins (1849-1908)
Battle of Manassas (1861)
John Davis (piano)

02:33 AM
Morton Feldman (1926-1987)
Rothko Chapel (1971)
Karen Philips (viola), James Holland (percussion), Gregg Smith Singers (misc voice), Gregg Smith (conductor)

03:01 AM
Virgil Thomson (1896-1989)
Quartet for strings No.2
Musicians from the Chamber Music Conference and Composer's Forum of the East

03:24 AM
Lou Harrison (1917-2003)
Harp Suite (1952-1977)
David Tannenbaum (guitar), William Winant (percussion), Scott Evans (percussion), Joel Davel (drums)

03:39 AM
Samuel Barber (1910-1981)
Violin Concerto, Op 14
James Ehnes (violin), Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, Bramwell Tovey (conductor)

04:03 AM
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)
Kirchen-Sonate in B flat, K212
Royal Academy of Music Beckett Ensemble, Patrick Russill (conductor)

04:09 AM
Franz Schubert (1797-1828)
Rondo in A major for Violin and Strings, D438
Pinchas Zukerman (violin), National Arts Centre Orchestra, Pinchas Zukerman (director)

04:23 AM
Johan Helmich Roman (1694-1758)
Symphonia No 20 in E minor
Stockholm Antiqua

04:32 AM
Johann Michael Bach (1648-1694)
Sei, lieber Tag, willkommen
Vox Luminis, Lionel Meunier (director)

04:38 AM
Edward Elgar (1857-1934), David Passmore (arranger)
Salut d'Amour
Moshe Hammer (violin), Tsuyoshi Tsutsumi (cello), William Tritt (piano)

04:41 AM
George Frideric Handel (1685-1759)
Overture (Agrippina); 'Son contenta di morire' (Radamisto)
Delphine Galou (contralto), Les Ambassadeurs, Alexis Kossenko (director)

04:50 AM
Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
Leonore Overture no 1, Op 138
Sinfonia Iuventus, Rafael Payare (conductor)

05:01 AM
Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)
St.Paul, Op 36, Overture
Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra (soloist), Kenneth Montgomery (conductor)

05:08 AM
Francis Poulenc (1899-1963)
Sept chansons
Swedish Radio Choir, Par Fridberg (conductor)

05:20 AM
Joseph Haydn (1732-1809)
Piano Trio in E flat major, Hob:15.29
Kungsbacka Trio

05:37 AM
Victor Herbert (1859-1924)
The Fortune Teller (Excerpts)
Eastman-Dryden Orchestra, Donald Hunsberger (conductor)

05:46 AM
Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
Piano Sonata No 23 in F Minor, Op 57, 'Appassionata'
Rudolf Buchbinder (piano)

06:09 AM
Josef Suk (1874-1935)
Fantastic scherzo for orchestra, Op 25
BBC National Orchestra of Wales, Richard Hickox (conductor)

06:23 AM
Leander Schlegel (1844-1913)
Violin Sonata, Op 34 (1910)
Candida Thompson (violin), David Kuyken (piano)

06:46 AM
Horatio Parker (1863-1919)
A Northern Ballad (1899)
Albany Symphony Orchestra, Julius Hegyi (conductor)

6 hours

Music Played

  • Leonard Bernstein

    Candide overture

    Orchestra: Minnesota Orchestra. Conductor: Osmo Vänskä.
    • GBBBC.
  • George Gershwin

    Piano Concerto in F major

    Performer: Inon Barnatan. Performer: Osmo Vänskä. Orchestra: Minnesota Orchestra.
    • GBBBC.
  • Charles Ives

    Symphony No 2

    Orchestra: Minnesota Orchestra. Conductor: Osmo Vänskä.
    • GBBBC.
  • Traditional African

    Shosholoza

    Music Arranger: Jaakko Kuusisto. Orchestra: Minnesota Orchestra. Conductor: Osmo Vänskä.
    • GBBBC.
  • Blind Tom Wiggins

    Battle of Manassas (1861) [aka. "First Bull Run"]

    Performer: John Davis.
    • USWGBH.
  • Morton Feldman

    Rothko Chapel (1971)

    Performer: Karen Philips. Performer: James Holland. Performer: Gregg Smith Singers. Conductor: Gregg Smith.
    • USWGBH.
  • Virgil Thomson

    Quartet for strings No.2

    Ensemble: Musicians from the Chamber Music Conference and Composer's Forum of the East.
    • USWGBH.
  • Lou Harrison

    Harp Suite (1952-1977)

    Performer: David Tannenbaum. Performer: William Winant. Performer: Scott Evans. Performer: Joel Davel.
    • USWGBH.
  • Samuel Barber

    Violin Concerto, Op 14

    Performer: James Ehnes. Orchestra: Vancouver Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Bramwell Tovey.
    • CACBC.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Kirchen-Sonate in B flat, K212

    Ensemble: Royal Academy of Music Beckett Ensemble. Conductor: Patrick Russill.
    • GBBBC.
  • Franz Schubert

    Rondo in A major for Violin and Strings, D438

    Performer: Pinchas Zukerman. Orchestra: National Arts Centre Orchestra. Director: Pinchas Zukerman.
    • CACBC.
  • Johan Helmich Roman

    Symphonia No 20 in E minor

    Ensemble: Stockholm Antiqua.
    • NONRK.
  • Johann Michael Bach

    Sei, lieber Tag, willkommen

    Ensemble: Vox Luminis. Director: Lionel Meunier.
    • PLPR.
  • Edward Elgar

    Salut d'Amour

    Performer: Moshe Hammer. Performer: Tsuyoshi Tsutsumi. Performer: William Tritt. Music Arranger: David Passmore.
    • CACBC.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Overture (Agrippina); 'Son contenta di morire' (Radamisto)

    Singer: Delphine Galou. Ensemble: Les Ambassadeurs. Director: Alexis Kossenko.
    • PLPR.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Leonore Overture No 1, Op 138

    Orchestra: Sinfonia Iuventus. Conductor: Rafael Payare.
    • PLPR.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    St.Paul, Op 36, Overture

    Performer: Radio Filharmonisch Orkest. Conductor: Kenneth Montgomery.
    • NLNPO.
  • Francis Poulenc

    Sept chansons

    Choir: Radiokören. Conductor: Par Fridberg.
    • SESR.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Piano Trio in E flat major, Hob:15.29

    Ensemble: Kungsbacka Trio.
    • GBBBC.
  • Victor Herbert

    The Fortune Teller (Excerpts)

    Orchestra: Eastman-Dryden Orchestra. Conductor: Donald Hunsberger.
    • USWGBH.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Piano Sonata No 23 in F Minor, Op 57, 'Appassionata'

    Performer: Rudolf Buchbinder.
    • PLPR.
  • Josef Suk

    Fantastic scherzo for orchestra, Op 25

    Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Richard Hickox.
    • GBBBC.
  • Leander Schlegel

    Violin Sonata, Op 34 (1910)

    Performer: Candida Thompson. Performer: David Kuyken.
    • NLNOS.
  • Horatio Parker

    A Northern Ballad (1899)

    Orchestra: Albany Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Julius Hegyi.
    • USWGBH.

Broadcast