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AO30120100118

AO30120100118

Piano Concertos

The piano has inspired composers to write more concertos than for any other instrument, and this week Penny Gore introduces a varied selection. Well loved war horses such as those by Gershwin, Schumann and Rachmaninov sit alongside lesser known but equally attractive examples by Malcolm Arnold, Scriabin and Jolivet.

Bloch: Concerto grosso no. 1 for string orchestra and piano obbligato

Leon McCawley (piano)

Strings of the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra

Elizabeth Layton (director)

Mendelssohn: Symphony no. 3 in A minor "Scottish"

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra

Nicholas McGegan (conductor)

York Bowen: Piano Concerto No 3 in G

Danny Driver (piano)

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra

Martyn Brabbins (conductor)

Beethoven: Symphony no. 6 in F "Pastoral"

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra

Ilan Volkov (conductor)

Adams: Slonimsky's earbox

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra

Donald Runnicles (conductor)

Gershwin: Piano Concerto in F

Stewart Goodyear (piano)

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra

Andrew Litton (conductor).

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Piano Concertos

Penny Gore presents a week featuring piano concertos - including well-loved war-horses and lesser-known gems.

Brahms: Academic festival overture

BBC National Orchestra of Wales

Tadaaki Otaka - Conductor

Schumann: Piano Concerto in A minor

John Lill - Piano

Walter Weller - Conductor

Faure: Cantique de Jean Racine

BBC National Chorus and Orchestra of Wales

Thierry Fischer - Conductor

Berlioz: Les Francs-juges - overture

Faure: Ballade (Op.19) in F sharp major

Jean-Philippe Collard - Piano

Rumon Gamba - Conductor

Tchaikovsky: Symphony no. 5 in E minor

Grant Llewellyn - Conductor

Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto No 3 in D minor

Nelson Goerner - Piano

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AO30320100120

Piano Concertos

Penny Gore continues her focus on piano concertos - including well-loved war-horses and lesser-known gems.

Arnold: Concerto for 2 pianos (3 hands) and orchestra "Concerto for Phyllis and Cyril"

Phillip DYSON - Piano

Kevin SARGENT - Piano

Ulster Orchestra

Esa HEIKKILA - Conductor

Stravinsky Symphony in C

UO

Adrian LEAPER - Conductor

Scriabin Piano Concerto (Op.20) in F sharp minor

Konstantin SCHERBAKOV - Piano

UO

Tuomas OLLILA - Conductor

Mussorgsky Pictures from an exhibition orch. Ravel

UO

Yan Pascal TORTELIER - Conductor.

AO30420100121

AO30420100121

Piano Concertos

Penny Gore continues her focus on piano concertos - including well-loved war-horses and lesser-known gems.

Elgar: Serenade for string orchestra in E minor

BBC Philharmonic Orchestra

Vassily Sinaisky - Conductor

Beethoven: Piano Concerto No 4 in G major

Ashley Wass - Piano

BBC Philharmonic Orchestra

Vassily Sinaisky - Conductor

Elgar: Symphony no. 1 in A flat

BBC Philharmonic Orchestra

Vassily Sinaisky - Conductor

Rimsky-Korsakov: May Night - Overture

BBC Philharmonic Orchestra

Dmitri Jurowski - Conductor

Shostakovich: Concerto for piano, trumpet and string orchestra in C minor

Jamie Prophet - Trumpet

Plamena Mangova - Piano

BBC Philharmonic Orchestra

Dmitri Jurowski - Conductor

Stravinsky: Scenes de ballet

BBC Philharmonic Orchestra

Dmitri Jurowski - Conductor

Wagner: Tristan und Isolde - Prelude and Liebestod

BBC Philharmonic Orchestra

Pietari Inkinen - Conductor.

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AO305 LAST20100122

Piano Concertos

Penny Gore presents an afternoon focusing on piano concertos - including well-loved war-horses and lesser-known gems.

Jolivet: Concertino for trumpet, piano and string orchestra

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra

Alison Balsom - Trumpet

Elizabeth Layton - Director

Copland: Appalachian spring - suite

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra

Elizabeth Layton - Director

Carter: 3 Illusions for orchestra

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra

Ilan Volkov - Conductor

Scharwenka: Piano Concerto No1 in B flat minor

Marc-Andre Hamelin - Piano

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra

Michael Stern - Conductor

Tchaikovsky: Symphony no. 4 in F minor

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra

Andrew Litton - Conductor

Chopin: Piano Concerto No 2 in F minor

Ewa Kupiec - Piano

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra

Stanislaw Skrowaczewski - conductor.