The ever popular Finnish conductor, Sakari Oramo conducts two masterpieces from 1936, composed under the looming threat of war.
Vaughan Williams’s plea for peace features Australian baritone Duncan Rock and the BBC Symphony Chorus, while Bartók’s fabulous, folk-inflected violin concerto is performed by the acclaimed violinist Alina Ibragimova. The evening opens with a premiere from the British composer, Joseph Phibbs.
Joseph Phibbs new work (BBC co-commission: world premiere)
Bartok Violin Concerto No 2
Vaughan Williams Dona nobis pacem
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Sakari Oramo conductor
Alina Ibragimova violin
Sarah Fox soprano
Duncan Rock Baritone
BBC Symphony Chorus
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