BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
  • Edinburgh International Festival

They open with the surging emotions and poignant melodies of Schuberts much-loved Unfinished Symphony. Armenian-American pianist Sergei Babayan, celebrated for the sensitive insights of his playing, is the soloist in the wondrous inventions of Schumanns exuberant Piano Concerto, brimming with unforgettable tunes.

The concert concludes with Richard Strausss mighty, Nietzsche-inspired tone poem Also sprach Zarathustra, music of enormous passion and scope " whose unforgettable opening Stanley Kubrick famously used to launch his 2001: A Space Odyssey.

This concert will be broadcast on BBC Radio 3 on 12 September