Performer: BBC Philharmonic

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NottinghamBBC Philharmonic: Discovering Copland

Copland
BBC Philharmonic; John Wilson; Stephen Johnson

NottinghamBBC Philharmonic with Vassily Sinaisky and Pavel Kolesnikov (piano)

Beethoven, Tchaikovsky
BBC Philharmonic; Vassily Sinaisky; Pavel Kolesnikov

ManchesterMessiaen, Shostakovich

Messiaen, Shostakovich
BBC Philharmonic; John StorgÄrds; John Bradbury [clarinet]; Peter Dixon; Martin Roscoe; Soile Isokoski

LeedsBBC Philharmonic

Beethoven, Grieg, Sibelius
BBC Philharmonic; Pietari Inkinen; Christian Ihle Hadland

ManchesterStravinsky, Sibelius, Beethoven

Stravinsky, Sibelius, Beethoven
BBC Philharmonic; Nicholas Collon; James Ehnes
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Juanjo Mena and BBC Philharmonic unlock Mahler's Third

Juanjo Mena begins the final year of his stint with the BBC Philharmonic with a warm interpretation of Mahler's Third Symphony.
****1
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Prom 33: Nordic noir meets German Expressionism

Norwegian soprano Lise Davidsen’s Proms debut was just one highlight in a rewarding programme of Nordic and German music.
****1
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Prom 20: Darkness and light

The passionate darkness of Brahms' First Piano Concerto is contrasted with David Sawer's The Greatest Happiness Principle and Haydn's elegant and sophisticated Symphony no. 99.
****1
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Contemplations on death from Tchaikovsky and Simpson

Juanjo Mena and the BBC Philharmonic juxtaposed Simpson's oratorio, The Immortal, inspired by mediums and seances, with Tchaikovsky's Sixth Symphony where life slips away into the void.
***11
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Prom 9: Refined beauty in Beethoven's Fidelio

Skelton's Florestan provides the power in a refined, elegant performance that brings out the beauty in Beethoven's score.
***11
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