This week features the BBC Symphony Orchestra and BBC Singers in highlights from their Villa-Lobos Total Immersion concerts recorded at The Barbican earlier this month. Today's programme includes his Uirpuru, based on the legend of the enchanted bird, guitar etudes performed by Radio 3 New Generation Artist Sean Shibe and his Bachianas Brasileiras IX, a highly virtuosic prelude and fugue for unaccompanied voices.
Introduced by Penny Gore from the Radio 3 pop-up studio at London's Southbank Centre. If you're in the area, visit the Radio 3 studio and performance space in the Royal Festival Hall Riverside Café to listen to Radio 3, ask questions and enjoy the special events.
Sakari Oramo (conductor)
Villa-Lobos: Etude no. 1 des arpèges (Allegro non troppo), Etude no. 4 des accords répétés (Un peu modéré).
Sean Shibe (guitar)
Haydn: Concerto for Keyboard and Orchestra in D major, H.18.11
Khatia Buniatishvili (piano)
Jiri Belohlavek (conductor)
Villa-Lobos: Descobrimento do Brasil Suite no.4; movt 2 - Primeira Primeira Missa do Brasil
BBC Symphony Chorus
Villa-Lobos: Pater Noster, Ave Verum, Panis Angelicus, Praesepe
Rebecca Lodge (mezzo-soprano)
Celso Antunes (conductor)
Sibelius: Tapiola, Op.112
John Storgards (conductor)
Strauss: Don Juan
Alexander Shelley (conductor)
Villa-Lobos: Bachianas Brasileiras IX
Saint-Saëns: Havanaise for violin and orchestra, Op.83
Tai Murray (violin)
Alexander Rumpf (conductor).