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Tchaikovsky, touring and family concerts - November 2008

Tchaikovsky, touring and family concerts - November 2008

Following on from the Revealing Tchaikovsky festival, the Orchestra performs Tchaikovsky's Pathétique Symphony on November 26 in London after an 8 concert tour in Germany. Principal Conductor Vladimir Jurowski explores how the context for the symphony can change the audience's perception of the music. Discover the truth about touring with four players from the Orchestra, and enter the world of FUNharmonics Family Concerts with their presenter - Chris Jarvis of CBeebies TV. Podcast presented by Edward Seckerson.

You can win the Orchestra's Children's CD by naming one of the works on the CD.
Send your answer to [email protected] by 19 November 2008 to enter the draw.

This month's new CD release is of Rachmaninov's Symphony No 3, conducted by Osmo Vänskä.

Music clips featured on the podcast:
Clips 1-4: Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 6
LPO conducted by Sir Georg Solti. LPO-0098

Clip 5: Wagner: The Ride of the Valkyries
LPO conducted by Klaus Tennstedt. LPO-0003

Clip 6: Paul Patterson: Little