The BBC Philharmonic Performs Nielsen

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AO301Nielsen: Symphony No 120150223

AO301Nielsen: Symphony No 120150223

AO301Nielsen: Symphony No 120150223

This week Katie Derham introduces the BBC Philharmonic as they begin our complete Nielsen symphony cycle this week as part of Afternoon on 3's Nordic and Baltic season. Today's programme also includes a concert the orchestra gave on tour at the Auditorio Kursaal in San Sebastian last year, featuring Boris Belkin as soloist in Bruch's ever-popular Violin Concerto no.1, followed by a selection from Prokofiev's Romeo and Juliet. Then the first of this week's Nielsen symphonies, No 1, conducted by John Storgards and recorded in Sheffield City Hall on Friday.

Presented by Katie Derham.

2pm

Turina

Danzas Fantasticas

BBC Philharmonic

Juanjo Mena (conductor)

c.2.15pm

Pierné

Overture, Ramuntcho

Bruch Violin Concerto No 1 in G minor

Boris Belkin (violin)

c.2.50pm

Prokofiev

Romeo and Juliet (selection)

BBC Philharmonic

Juanjo Mena (conductor)

c.3.40pm

Nielsen

Symphony No 1

BBC Philharmonic

John Storgards (conductor).

AO301Nielsen: Symphony No 120150223

This week Katie Derham introduces the BBC Philharmonic as they begin our complete Nielsen symphony cycle this week as part of Afternoon on 3's Nordic and Baltic season. Today's programme also includes a concert the orchestra gave on tour at the Auditorio Kursaal in San Sebastian last year, featuring Boris Belkin as soloist in Bruch's ever-popular Violin Concerto no.1, followed by a selection from Prokofiev's Romeo and Juliet. Then the first of this week's Nielsen symphonies, No 1, conducted by John Storgards and recorded in Sheffield City Hall on Friday.

Presented by Katie Derham.

2pm

Turina

Danzas Fantasticas

BBC Philharmonic

Juanjo Mena (conductor)

c.2.15pm

Pierné

Overture, Ramuntcho

Bruch Violin Concerto No 1 in G minor

Boris Belkin (violin)

c.2.50pm

Prokofiev

Romeo and Juliet (selection)

BBC Philharmonic

Juanjo Mena (conductor)

c.3.40pm

Nielsen

Symphony No 1

BBC Philharmonic

John Storgards (conductor).

AO302Nielsen: Symphonyies Nos 2 and 320150224

AO302Nielsen: Symphonyies Nos 2 and 320150224

AO302Nielsen: Symphonyies Nos 2 and 320150224

The BBC Philharmonic continues its complete Nielsen symphony cycle as part of Afternoon on 3's Nordic and Baltic season. Today's programme features recordings of his Symphony no.2 'The Four Temperaments and no.3 'Sinfonia espansiva', under the baton of John Storgards. Plus Rachmaninov's swansong, the Symphonic Dances and fiery ballet music by Falla.

Presented by Katie Derham.

2pm

Nielsen

Symphony No 2, Op.16 (Four temperaments)

BBC Philharmonic

John Storgards (conductor)

2.35pm

Rachmaninov

3 Symphonic Dances, Op.45

BBC Philharmonic

Yutaka Sado (conductor)

3.10pm

Saint-Saens

Jota aragonese, Op.64

Falla

El amor brujo

Zandra McMaster (mezzo-soprano)

BBC Philharmonic

Juanjo Mena (conductor)

3.40pm

Nielsen

Symphony No3, Op.27 (Sinfonia espansiva)

Gillian Keith (soprano)

Mark Stone (baritone)

BBC Philharmonic

John Storgards (conductor).

AO302Nielsen: Symphonyies Nos 2 and 320150224

The BBC Philharmonic continues its complete Nielsen symphony cycle as part of Afternoon on 3's Nordic and Baltic season. Today's programme features recordings of his Symphony no.2 'The Four Temperaments and no.3 'Sinfonia espansiva', under the baton of John Storgards. Plus Rachmaninov's swansong, the Symphonic Dances and fiery ballet music by Falla.

Presented by Katie Derham.

2pm

Nielsen

Symphony No 2, Op.16 (Four temperaments)

BBC Philharmonic

John Storgards (conductor)

2.35pm

Rachmaninov

3 Symphonic Dances, Op.45

BBC Philharmonic

Yutaka Sado (conductor)

3.10pm

Saint-Saens

Jota aragonese, Op.64

Falla

El amor brujo

Zandra McMaster (mezzo-soprano)

BBC Philharmonic

Juanjo Mena (conductor)

3.40pm

Nielsen

Symphony No3, Op.27 (Sinfonia espansiva)

Gillian Keith (soprano)

Mark Stone (baritone)

BBC Philharmonic

John Storgards (conductor).

AO303Nielsen: Symphony No 420150225

The BBC Philharmonic continues its complete Nielsen symphony Cycle under the baton of John Storgards as part of Afternoon on 3's Nordic and Baltic season. Today's programme features no.4, the 'Inextinguishable'. As its composer said, "Music is life and, like it, inextinguishable." Before that, music by Elgar: his Spanish inspired Sevillana, and his lyrical Violin Concerto performed by Mikhail Otruvsky.

Presented by Katie Derham

2pm

Elgar

Sevillana, Op.7

BBC Philharmonic

Juanjo Mena (conductor)

2.05pm

Violin Concerto in B minor, Op.61

Mikhail Ovrutsky (violin)

Pietari Inkinen (conductor)

2.50pm

Nielsen

Symphony No 4, Op.29 (Inextinguishable)

John Storgards (conductor).

AO303Nielsen: Symphony No 420150225

The BBC Philharmonic continues its complete Nielsen symphony Cycle under the baton of John Storgards as part of Afternoon on 3's Nordic and Baltic season. Today's programme features no.4, the 'Inextinguishable'. As its composer said, "Music is life and, like it, inextinguishable." Before that, music by Elgar: his Spanish inspired Sevillana, and his lyrical Violin Concerto performed by Mikhail Otruvsky.

Presented by Katie Derham

2pm

Elgar

Sevillana, Op.7

BBC Philharmonic

Juanjo Mena (conductor)

2.05pm

Violin Concerto in B minor, Op.61

Mikhail Ovrutsky (violin)

Pietari Inkinen (conductor)

2.50pm

Nielsen

Symphony No 4, Op.29 (Inextinguishable)

John Storgards (conductor).

AO304Nielsen: Symphony No 620150227

AO304Nielsen: Symphony No 620150227

AO304Nielsen: Symphony No 620150227

Katie Derham introduces the BBC Philharmonic in performances as part of Afternoon on 3's Nordic and Baltic season. The orchestra performs Estonian composer Eduard Tubin's 6th Symphony, written in the 1950s while living in Sweden. There's the final instalment of this week's complete Nielsen symphony cycle, as John Storgards conducts his Symphony no.6, Sinfonia semplice. Plus a percussion concerto by HK Gruber, Schubert lieder arrangements sung by Rebecca Evans, and Stravinsky's Symphony in three movements.

Presented by Katie Derham.

2pm

Tubin

Symphony No 6

BBC Philharmonic

Arvo Volmer (conductor)

2.35pm

H K Gruber

Rough Music - concerto for percussion and orchestra

Martin Grubinger (percussion)

BBC Philharmonic

Juanjo Mena (conductor)

Schubert arr. Liszt

Gretchen am Spinnrade; Die Junge Nonne; Lied der Mignon

Schubert arr. Berlioz Erlkonig

Rebecca Evans (soprano)

BBC Philharmonic

Juanjo Mena (conductor)

3.20pm

Stravinsky

Symphony in Three Movements

BBC Philharmonic

Nicholas Collon (conductor)

3.40pm

Nielsen

Symphony No 6 (Sinfonia semplice)

BBC Philharmonic

John Storgards (conductor).

AO304Nielsen: Symphony No 620150227

Katie Derham introduces the BBC Philharmonic in performances as part of Afternoon on 3's Nordic and Baltic season. The orchestra performs Estonian composer Eduard Tubin's 6th Symphony, written in the 1950s while living in Sweden. There's the final instalment of this week's complete Nielsen symphony cycle, as John Storgards conducts his Symphony no.6, Sinfonia semplice. Plus a percussion concerto by HK Gruber, Schubert lieder arrangements sung by Rebecca Evans, and Stravinsky's Symphony in three movements.

Presented by Katie Derham.

2pm

Tubin

Symphony No 6

BBC Philharmonic

Arvo Volmer (conductor)

2.35pm

H K Gruber

Rough Music - concerto for percussion and orchestra

Martin Grubinger (percussion)

BBC Philharmonic

Juanjo Mena (conductor)

Schubert arr. Liszt

Gretchen am Spinnrade; Die Junge Nonne; Lied der Mignon

Schubert arr. Berlioz Erlkonig

Rebecca Evans (soprano)

BBC Philharmonic

Juanjo Mena (conductor)

3.20pm

Stravinsky

Symphony in Three Movements

BBC Philharmonic

Nicholas Collon (conductor)

3.40pm

Nielsen

Symphony No 6 (Sinfonia semplice)

BBC Philharmonic

John Storgards (conductor).