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20030727

Gerard McBurney explores Prokofiev's beautifully eccentric and witty Piano Concerto No 3 in C Op 26, with the help of specially recorded musical illustrations performed by Yevgeny Sudbin with the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra conducted by Julian Clayton.

And there's also the chance to hear excerpts from the remarkable interpretation recorded by Prokofiev himself back in the 1930s.

Prokofiev's Piano Concerto No 3 in C Op 26, can be heard next saturday, as part of the BBC Philharmonic Prom on 2nd August at 6.30pm.

20030727

Gerard McBurney explores Prokofiev's beautifully eccentric and witty Piano Concerto No 3 in C Op 26, with the help of specially recorded musical illustrations performed by Yevgeny Sudbin with the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra conducted by Julian Clayton.

And there's also the chance to hear excerpts from the remarkable interpretation recorded by Prokofiev himself back in the 1930s.

Prokofiev's Piano Concerto No 3 in C Op 26, can be heard next saturday, as part of the BBC Philharmonic Prom on 2nd August at 6.30pm.

20030803

"When it came to writing symphonies, few were more adventurous and unorthodox as Hector Berlioz.

Harold en Italie, inspired by the poetry of Lord Byron, was certainly no exception.

Chris de Souza explores this unusual work with the help of musical examples specially recorded by the BBC National Orchestra of Wales, Steve Bernard (viola), Nicholas Kok (conductor).

20030803

"When it came to writing symphonies, few were more adventurous and unorthodox as Hector Berlioz.

Harold en Italie, inspired by the poetry of Lord Byron, was certainly no exception.

Chris de Souza explores this unusual work with the help of musical examples specially recorded by the BBC National Orchestra of Wales, Steve Bernard (viola), Nicholas Kok (conductor).

20030810

Chris de Souza explores Sibelius's Violin Concerto, with musical examples recorded by soloist Yuri Torchinsky and the BBC Philharmonic conducted by Jason Lai

20030810

Chris de Souza explores Sibelius's Violin Concerto, with musical examples recorded by soloist Yuri Torchinsky and the BBC Philharmonic conducted by Jason Lai

20030817

Sarah Walker explores Ravel's magical ballet Daphnis and Chloe, with the help of specially recorded musical illustrations performed by the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Jason Lai

20030817

Sarah Walker explores Ravel's magical ballet Daphnis and Chloe, with the help of specially recorded musical illustrations performed by the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Jason Lai