Delius The Walk to the Paradise Garden Einojuhani Rautavaara Towards the Horizon (UK premiere) Bridge The Sea Sibelius Symphony No 5 BBC Symphony Orchestra John Storgårds conductor Truls Mørk cello
Not many pieces evoke a walk to a pub, but Delius's lovely heat-drenched orchestral rhapsody is one. Frank Bridge's The Sea blows the languor away with its evocation of salt-spray and wind, and the Second Cello Concerto Towards the Horizon by the Finnish composer Rautavaara also passes through stormy episodes, before the calm of a distant horizon is glimpsed.
From the complete Sibelius Symphonies, to Dvorak’s neglected masterpiece The Jacobin and thrilling premieres by today’s most exciting composers, there is something for everyone in the BBC Symphony Orchestra’s 2011-12 season. Find out more in our special season preview film:
Pre-concert talk 6pm Cinema 3 Limited capacity - please arrive early to avoid disappointment. BBC Family Music Intro 6-7pm, Fountain Room An introduction to concert-going for families