Orchestras Of The Southern Hemisphere

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AO30120151130

As part of our Southern Hemisphere season Verity Sharp presents a week of programmes featuring orchestras from Australasia and South America in repertoire from Mozart to MacMillan. Today it's the turn of the Sydney Symphony Orchestra. Plus in this week's opera matinee a rare chance to hear the 1833 supernatural-themed opera Hans Heiling by Heinrich Marschner.

2pm

Brahms: Symphony No. 4 in E minor, op. 98

Sydney Symphony Orchestra

Jakub Hrusa, conductor

c.2.45pm

Stenhammar: Excelsior!, op. 13, concert overture

Thomas Søndergard, conductor

c.3pm

Prokofiev: Violin Concerto No. 2 in G minor, op. 63

James Ehnes, violin

c.3.30pm

Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 5 in E minor, op. 64

AO30220151201

Verity Sharp continues our Southern Hemisphere season featuring orchestras from Australia and Brazil. Today, Mahler's mighty Resurrection symphony performed by the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra and Chorus with Chief Conductor Sir Andrew Davis, and the perennially popular Elgar Cello Concerto from Truls Mørk and the Sydney Symphony Orchestra.

Brahms arr Dvorák: Hungarian Dances

Sydney Symphony Orchestra

Jakub Hrusa, conductor

c.2.15pm

Elgar: Cello Concerto in E minor, op. 85

Truls Mørk, cello

c.2.50pm

Mahler: Symphony No. 2 in C minor ('Resurrection')

Catherine Wyn-Rogers, mezzo-soprano

Erin Wall, soprano

Melbourne Symphony Orchestra Chorus

Melbourne Symphony Orchestra

Sir Andrew Davis, conductor.

AO30320151202

Verity Sharp puts the spotlight on the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra and its associate conductor Benjamin Northey as part of our Southern Hemisphere season. With music by Debussy and two guitar concertos performed by Xuefei Yang

Debussy: Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune, L. 86

Melbourne Symphony Orchestra

Benjamin Northey, conductor

c.2.10pm

Tan Dun: Yi2, guitar concerto (Australian Première)

Xuefei Yang, guitar

c.2.40pm

Rodrigo: Concierto de Aranjuez

c.3pm

Debussy: Ibéria, No. 2 from 'Images for Orchestra'

AO30420151204

Verity Sharp concludes a week of music performed by Southern Hemisphere ensembles, as part of our season here on Afternoon on 3, with the São Paulo Symphony Orchestra under guest conductor Giancarlo Guerrero and principal conductor Marin Alsop.

Copland: Suite from 'Appalachian Spring'

São Paulo Symphony Orchestra

Giancarlo Guerrero, conductor

c.2.30pm

MacMillan: Britannia

Marin Alsop, conductor

c.2.45pm

Bernstein: On the Waterfront, symphonic suite

c.3pm

MacMillan: Woman of the Apocalypse

c.3.35pm

Brahms: Symphony No. 1 in C minor, op. 68