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AO30120150914

AO30120150914

This week marks the start of Afternoon on 3's Southern Hemisphere season, which will run until Easter. From Australia and New Zealand via South Africa to Argentina and Brazil, the BBC performing groups will show off the Southern Hemisphere's music with live and specially recorded concerts.

In the first programme of the season, the BBC Philharmonic performs music from New Zealand -Douglas Lilburn's Symphony No.2 and Gareth Farr's Piano Concerto, both conducted by Tecwyn Evans. Plus Jonathan Scott plays Saint-Saëns's mighty 'Organ Symphony' with the BBC Philharmonic and the young German violinist Veronika Eberle joins the orchestra in Mendelssohn's much-loved Violin Concerto.

Presented by Penny Gore.

2pm

Rossini: La Gazza Ladra, Overture

BBC Philharmonic

Diego Matheuz (conductor)

2:15pm

Lilburn: Symphony No 2

BBC Philharmonic

Tecwyn Evans (conductor)

2:50pm

Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto in E minor

Veronika Eberle (violin)

BBC Philharmonic

Diego Matheuz (conductor)

3:20pm

Gareth Farr: Piano Concerto

Tony Lee (piano)

BBC Philharmonic

Tecwyn Evans (conductor)

3:45pm

Saint-Saëns: Symphony No.3 (Organ)

Jonathan Scott (organ)

BBC Philharmonic

Gianandrea Noseda (conductor).

AO30120150914

This week marks the start of Afternoon on 3's Southern Hemisphere season, which will run until Easter. From Australia and New Zealand via South Africa to Argentina and Brazil, the BBC performing groups will show off the Southern Hemisphere's music with live and specially recorded concerts.

In the first programme of the season, the BBC Philharmonic performs music from New Zealand -Douglas Lilburn's Symphony No.2 and Gareth Farr's Piano Concerto, both conducted by Tecwyn Evans. Plus Jonathan Scott plays Saint-Saëns's mighty 'Organ Symphony' with the BBC Philharmonic and the young German violinist Veronika Eberle joins the orchestra in Mendelssohn's much-loved Violin Concerto.

Presented by Penny Gore.

2pm

Rossini: La Gazza Ladra, Overture

BBC Philharmonic

Diego Matheuz (conductor)

2:15pm

Lilburn: Symphony No 2

BBC Philharmonic

Tecwyn Evans (conductor)

2:50pm

Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto in E minor

Veronika Eberle (violin)

BBC Philharmonic

Diego Matheuz (conductor)

3:20pm

Gareth Farr: Piano Concerto

Tony Lee (piano)

BBC Philharmonic

Tecwyn Evans (conductor)

3:45pm

Saint-Saëns: Symphony No.3 (Organ)

Jonathan Scott (organ)

BBC Philharmonic

Gianandrea Noseda (conductor).

AO30220150915

Adam Tomlinson presents a live concert from MediaCity, Salford, with the BBC Philharmonic and conductor Juanjo Mena performing orchestral music by Albeniz and Ginastera.

Plus Penny Gore presents recent recordings by the BBC Philharmonic, including Walton's Overture Scapino and the complete ballet music for Ravel's Mother Goose. The internationally renowned Manchester-born pianist Peter Donohoe joins the orchestra in Rachmaninov's Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini.

LIVE

Presented by Adam Tomlinson from MediaCity, Salford.

2pm

Albeniz: Magic Opal (selection)

Ginastera: Panambi (complete ballet)

Albeniz: Suite española

BBC Philharmonic

Juanjo Mena (conductor)

3.00pm

Walton

Overture, Scapino

3:10pm

Rachmaninov

Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini

Peter Donohoe (piano)

Andrew Gourlay (conductor)

3:40pm

Ravel

Mother Goose (complete ballet)

Yan Pascal Tortelier (conductor).

AO30320150916

AO30320150916

This week marks the start of Afternoon on 3's Southern Hemisphere season, which will run until Easter. From Australia and New Zealand via South Africa to Argentina and Brazil, the BBC performing groups will show off the Southern Hemisphere's music with live and specially recorded concerts.

Penny Gore presents the BBC Philharmonic performing two works by the New Zealand composer Douglas Lilburn, the first of which takes the name Drysdale, an area in which he spent his early years on the family farm. Then to Argentina with Ginastera's Ollantay, three symphony movements, performed by the BBC Philharmonic under Juanjo Mena. Plus Prokofiev's 5th Symphony conducted by Yan Pascal Tortelier.

Presented by Penny Gore.

2pm

Lilburn: Drysdale Overture; Forest

BBC Philharmonic

Michael Seal (conductor)

2:30pm

Ginastera: Ollantay

BBC Philharmonic

Juanjo Mena (conductor)

2:45pm

Prokofiev: Symphony No 5

BBC Philharmonic

Yan Pascal Tortelier (conductor).

AO30320150916

This week marks the start of Afternoon on 3's Southern Hemisphere season, which will run until Easter. From Australia and New Zealand via South Africa to Argentina and Brazil, the BBC performing groups will show off the Southern Hemisphere's music with live and specially recorded concerts.

Penny Gore presents the BBC Philharmonic performing two works by the New Zealand composer Douglas Lilburn, the first of which takes the name Drysdale, an area in which he spent his early years on the family farm. Then to Argentina with Ginastera's Ollantay, three symphony movements, performed by the BBC Philharmonic under Juanjo Mena. Plus Prokofiev's 5th Symphony conducted by Yan Pascal Tortelier.

Presented by Penny Gore.

2pm

Lilburn: Drysdale Overture; Forest

BBC Philharmonic

Michael Seal (conductor)

2:30pm

Ginastera: Ollantay

BBC Philharmonic

Juanjo Mena (conductor)

2:45pm

Prokofiev: Symphony No 5

BBC Philharmonic

Yan Pascal Tortelier (conductor).

AO30420150918

Nicola Heywood Thomas presents the BBC National Orchestra of Wales in an Argentinian programme of music, including works by Ginastera, Piazzolla and Castro, plus Penny Gore continues this week's showcase of recordings by the BBC Philharmonic.

LIVE from Hoddinott Hall, Cardiff.

Presented by Nicola Heywood Thomas.

2pm

Buchardo: Escenas Argentinas

2:20pm

Castro: El Arrabal (Sinfonia Argentina)

2:35pm

Piazzolla: Bandoneon Concerto "Aconcagua"

3pm

Interval

3:25pm

Michael Berkeley: Tango!

3:30pm

Ginastera: Estancia

BBC National Orchestra of Wales

Edwin Outwater (conductor)

James Crabb (bandoneon)

Lukas Osterc (baritone)

Penny Gore brings to a close this week's showcase of recent recordings by the BBC Philharmonic.

4pm

Ginastera: Pampeana No.3

BBC Philharmonic

Juanjo Mena (conductor).