The worlds of classical and film music come together in this concert by the BBC Symphony Orchestra and Principal Guest Conductor Dalia Stasevska.

Dalia Stasevska © Sanna Lehto

Rachmaninov’s passionate Piano Concerto No. 2 may have been written for the concert hall, but it had a successful second life on screen in films including Brief Encounter and The Seven Year Itch. It is performed along with a mesmeric excerpt from Golden Globe-winner Jóhann Jóhannsson’s score for The Miners’ Hymns, Tchaikovsky’s cinematic, Shakespeare-inspired Romeo and Juliet overture and a world premiere from Oscar-winning Joker composer Hildur Guðnadóttir.

PROGRAMME

Jóhannsson The Miners’ Hymns – They Being Dead Yet Speaketh 10’ Rachmaninov Piano Concerto No. 2 in C minor 35’

Interval

Hildur Guðnadóttir The Fact of the Matter 15’ BBC commission: world premiere Tchaikovsky Fantasy-Overture ‘Romeo and Juliet’ 19’

Alexander Gavrylyuk piano

BBC Singers BBC Symphony Orchestra Dalia Stasevska conductor