Ben conducts his first concerts of the season with the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra in Nottingham and Manchester on 12 and 13 October.  Repertoire includes Bartók The Miraculous Mandarin (Suite), Stravinsky Funeral Song and Tchaikovsky Symphony No 5. Ben’s soloist in Nottingham is Jess Gillam playing works by Debussy and Glazunov, and in Manchester Carolin Widmann playing Mendelssohn Violin Concerto. 

The concert in Nottingham was broadcast live on BBC Radio 3 and is available to listen again until 11th November.