Welcome to the London Philharmonic Orchestra's podcast, presented by Edward Seckerson.
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American violinist Robert McDuffie speaks to Edward Seckerson about performing Philip Glass, and in particular the second violin concerto, The American Four Seasons, which was written for him.
Recordings: The LPO's recent release of Brahms Symphonies 1 & 2 conducted by Vladimir Jurowski is disc of the month in BBC Music Magazine. And the new release on the LPO Label is from the archive - Vernon Handley conducts Elgar's Symphony 1 and Sea Pictures (with soloist Dame Janet Baker).
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1 July 2010 Adams, Glass and Shankar
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3 July 2010 Glass: Icarus at the Edge of Time More info >
4 July 2010 Glass: Icarus at the Edge of Time (family performances) More info >
Music excerpts playlist
Introduction: Tchaikovsky Symphony No 1. LPO conducted by Vladimir Jurowski. LPO-0039 Buy >
Glass: Violin Concerto No 1
Glass: Violin Concerto No 2, The American Four Seasons. Robert McDuffie and LPO conducted by Marin Alsop. Live concert recording.
Brahms: Symphony No 2, 4th movement. LPO conducted by Vladimir Jurowski LPO-0043. Buy >
Elgar: Sea Pictures (Where Corals Lie). LPO and Dame Janet Baker conducted by Vernon Handley LPO-0046. Buy >
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