Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra

American conductor Karina Canellakis leads orchestral performances around the world.Mathia Bothor

February 27, 2023

On this week’s episode of SymphonyCast, we’ll hear a concert from the Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra. Karina Canellakis conducts the performance, which features soloist Nicola Benedetti in Karol Szymanowski’s Violin Concerto No. 1. We’ll also hear works by Lili Boulanger, Igor Stravinsky and Alexander Scriabin. Listen now with guest host Steve Seel.

Episode Playlist

Hour 1

STRAVINSKY: Chant Funebre

SZYMANOWSKI: Violin Concerto No. 1

LILI BOULANGER: D’un Soir Triste

Hour 2

SCRIABIN: Symphony No. 4 (“The Poem of Ecstasy”)

TCHAIKOVSKY: Violin Concerto (Decca 4764092, with Nicola Benedetti and the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Jakub Hrusa)

Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra

Karina Canellakis, conductor

Nicola Benedetti, violin