Afternoon on 3 - Kings and Queens - Episode 3

Ian Skelly presents music inspired by kings, queens and emperors, as well as one of the less well-known works by romantic Czech composer Bedrich Smetana in a performance by the BBC Philharmonic. Smetana: Overture: The Secret BBC Philharmonic Gianandrea Noseda (conductor) Harty: Comedy Overture Ulster Orchestra Bryden Thomson (conductor) 2.40pm Shostakovich: Hamlet - music for the film BBC Symphony Orchestra Maxim Shostakovich (conductor) Holst: The Planets Sheffield Philharmonic Chorus (ladies) BBC Philharmonic Gianandrea Noseda (conductor).