Join John Brunning for three hours of glorious music every weekday from 5pm-8pm.
Thanks to the Royal Philharmonic Society, Beethoven’s famous Symphony No.5 received its first performance in the UK in 1816. We’ll hear that work tonight, alongside Vaughan Williams Symphony No.9 (commissioned by the RPS and premiered in 1958) and a piece of Tchaikovsky that will forever be associated with the Society.
Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No.5 in C minor
Christopher Hogwood conducts the Academy of Ancient Music
First performance in England in 1816
Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky: Serenade for Strings in C major
Christoph Eschenbach conducts the Philadelphia Orchestra
First performance in England in 1888
Ralph Vaughan Williams: Symphony No.9 in E minor
Leonard Slatkin conducts the Philharmonia Orchestra
Commissioned by the RPS and premiered in 1958
|Composer/Artist||Find out more|
|Beethoven||>>Discover more about Beethoven|
|Tchaikovsky||>>Discover more about Tchaikovsky|