BBC Concert Orchestra

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AO30120160704
AO30120160704

AO30120160704

Presented by Penny Gore. Barry Wordsworth conducts the BBC Concert Orchestra in three recent British ballet scores: Charles Mackerras's arrangement of music by Verdi, Walton's The Wise Virgins, using the music of Bach and Mark-Anthony Turnage's Trespass, written for the Royal Ballet in 2015. There's also music from the 10th annual English Music Festival.

2pm

Bach, arr Walton: The Wise Virgins

Mark-Anthony Turnage Trespass

3pm

Verdi, arr Mackerras: The Lady and the Fool

BBC Concert Orchestra, conductor Barry Wordsworth

4pm

Delius: Summer Evening; Winter Night; Spring Morning

BBC Concert Orchestra, conductor Martin Yates.

AO30120161205

AO30120161205

Katie Derham presents a week of performances by the BBC Concert Orchestra. Today's programme includes a concert they gave on tour as part of the Romanian International Festival of Radio Orchestras. Plus music from a concert given as Chelmsford's Civic Theatre under conductor Jessica Cottiss.

2pm

Berlioz: Roman Carnival Overture

Guy Barker: Concerto in One Act for violin and orchestra

Copland: Rodeo

Charles Mutter (violin), BBC Concert Orchestra, conductor Barry Wordsworth

c.2.50pm

Britten: Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra 1

Malcolm Arnold: Flute Concerto No 1

Peter Maxwell Davies: An Orkney Wedding with Sunrise

Ileana Ruhemann (flute), Robert Jordan (bagpipes), BBC Concert Orchestra, conductor Barry Wordsworth

c.3.50pm

Rossini Overture William Tell

BBC Concert Orchestra, conductor Jessica Cottiss.

AO301Bbc Concert Orchestra On Tour In The Usa20150608

This week featuring the BBC Concert Orchestra. Penny Gore presents the first of two concerts from their recent American tour, with pianist Charlie Albright and Principal Conductor Keith Lockhart, which ends with Dvorak's sunny Symphony No 8, written as he was elected to the prestigious Bohemian Academy of Science, Literature and Arts.

2pm

Vaughan Williams Overture 'The Wasps'

Butterworth Shropshire Lad

c.2.25pm

Shostakovich Piano Concerto No 2 in F major Op.102

c.2.50pm

Dvorak Symphony No 8 in G major, Op.88

Charlie Albright (piano )

BBC Concert Orchestra

Keith Lockhart (conductor

Cyril Scott Cello Concerto, Op 19

Raphael Wallfisch (cello)

Martin Yates (conductor)

c.3.55pm

Henry Kimball Hadley San Francisco Suite

Rebecca Miller (conductor)

John Alden Carpenter Carmel Concerto

Keith Lockhart (conductor).

AO301Bbc Concert Orchestra On Tour In The Usa20150608

This week featuring the BBC Concert Orchestra. Penny Gore presents the first of two concerts from their recent American tour, with pianist Charlie Albright and Principal Conductor Keith Lockhart, which ends with Dvorak's sunny Symphony No 8, written as he was elected to the prestigious Bohemian Academy of Science, Literature and Arts.

2pm

Vaughan Williams Overture 'The Wasps'

Butterworth Shropshire Lad

c.2.25pm

Shostakovich Piano Concerto No 2 in F major Op.102

c.2.50pm

Dvorak Symphony No 8 in G major, Op.88

Charlie Albright (piano )

BBC Concert Orchestra

Keith Lockhart (conductor

Cyril Scott Cello Concerto, Op 19

Raphael Wallfisch (cello)

Martin Yates (conductor)

c.3.55pm

Henry Kimball Hadley San Francisco Suite

Rebecca Miller (conductor)

John Alden Carpenter Carmel Concerto

Keith Lockhart (conductor).

AO30220150609

Penny Gore presents the second of two concerts given in West Palm Beach, Florida, by the BBC Concert Orchestra and their Principal Conductor Keith Lockhart. They were joined on their USA tour by pianist Charlie Albright, who plays Ravel's jazzy Piano Concerto in G, written after his own tour of America in 1928.

2pm

Ravel Le Tombeau de Couperin

Ravel Piano Concerto in G major

Walton Crown Imperial - coronation march

c.3.10pm

Vaughan Williams Norfolk Rhapsody no.1

Britten Young Persons Guide to the Orchestra, Op.34

Charlie Albright (piano)

BBC Concert Orchestra

Keith Lockhart (conductor)

c.3.30pm

Havergal Brian English Suite No 3

Martin Yates (conductor)

John Alden Carpenter Concertino for piano and orchestra

Michael Chertock (piano)

AO30220150609

Penny Gore presents the second of two concerts given in West Palm Beach, Florida, by the BBC Concert Orchestra and their Principal Conductor Keith Lockhart. They were joined on their USA tour by pianist Charlie Albright, who plays Ravel's jazzy Piano Concerto in G, written after his own tour of America in 1928.

2pm

Ravel Le Tombeau de Couperin

Ravel Piano Concerto in G major

Walton Crown Imperial - coronation march

c.3.10pm

Vaughan Williams Norfolk Rhapsody no.1

Britten Young Persons Guide to the Orchestra, Op.34

Charlie Albright (piano)

BBC Concert Orchestra

Keith Lockhart (conductor)

c.3.30pm

Havergal Brian English Suite No 3

Martin Yates (conductor)

John Alden Carpenter Concertino for piano and orchestra

Michael Chertock (piano)

AO30220161206

AO30220161206

Katie Derham presents a week of performances given by the BBC Concert Orchestra. Today's programme - part of Afternoon on 3's British Music Season - includes a concert they gave at the Malcolm Arnold Festival in Northampton. Plus Jennifer Pike joins the orchestra for a performance of Tchaikovsky's Violin Concerto, given at Snape Maltings in October.

2pm

Malcolm Arnold: Tam O'Shanter

William Walton: Funeral March from Hamlet

Arnold Guitar Concerto

c.2.40pm

Walton: Spitfire Prelude and Fugue

Arnold: Serenade

Arnold: Symphony No 6

Craig Ogden (guitar)

BBC Concert Orchestra, conductor John Gibbons

c.3.20pm

William Alwyn: Odd Man Out Suite

Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto

Jennifer Pike (violin)

BBC Concert Orchestra, conductor John Gibbons.

AO302Bbc Concert Orchestra - Music From Films Of Shakespeare20160705
AO302Bbc Concert Orchestra - Music From Films Of Shakespeare20160705
AO302Bbc Concert Orchestra - Music From Films Of Shakespeare20160705

A concert recorded at the Royal Festival Hall in London in April, presented by Penny Gore. Actors Emma Fielding, Samuel West, Damian Lynch and Ian Talbot join conductor Keith Lockhart and the BBC Concert Orchestra for a celebration of Shakespeare's plays and poetry, and music from films of his plays. Plus, more from the 10th annual English Music Festival.

2pm

Patrick Doyle: Much Ado About Nothing Overture; It Must Be Requited

Shaun Davey: Suite from Twelfth Night (excerpts)

Elliot Goldenthal: Titus - Finale

Michael Nyman Prospero's Books - Prospero's Magic; Miranda

2.45pm

Walton, arr Palmer: Hamlet - A Shakespeare Scenario

Nino Rota: The Taming of the Shrew: Overture

Nino Rota: 'A Time for Us' (Romeo and Juliet)

Stephen Warbeck: Shakespeare in Love Suite

Actors Emma Fielding, Samuel West, Damian Lynch, Ian Talbot (director)

BBC Concert Orchestra, conductor Keith Lockhart

3.45pm

Paul Lewis: An Optimistic Overture

David Matthews Norfolk March (world premiere)

4.00pm

Coleridge-Taylor: Petite Suite de concert

BBC Concert Orchestra, conductor Martin Yates.

AO30320150610

Penny Gore presents a concert given by the BBC Concert Orchestra as part of this year's English Music Festival in the Abbey of Dorchester-on-Thames. The concert includs Butterworth's Fantasia, newly completed by conductor Martin Yates, and Finzi's lyrical Cello Concerto performed by Raphael Wallfisch.

2pm

Arnell Overture The New Age, Op.2

Vaughan Williams Bucolic Suite

c.2.35pm

Butterworth Fantasia for orchestra

c.2.50pm

Finzi Cello Concerto in A minor, Op.40

Raphael Wallfisch (cello)

BBC Concert Orchestra

Martin Yates (conductor).

AO30320150610

Penny Gore presents a concert given by the BBC Concert Orchestra as part of this year's English Music Festival in the Abbey of Dorchester-on-Thames. The concert includs Butterworth's Fantasia, newly completed by conductor Martin Yates, and Finzi's lyrical Cello Concerto performed by Raphael Wallfisch.

2pm

Arnell Overture The New Age, Op.2

Vaughan Williams Bucolic Suite

c.2.35pm

Butterworth Fantasia for orchestra

c.2.50pm

Finzi Cello Concerto in A minor, Op.40

Raphael Wallfisch (cello)

BBC Concert Orchestra

Martin Yates (conductor).

AO30320160706
AO30320160706
AO30320160706

Martin Yates conducts the BBC Concert Orchestra in a world premiere performance of his own orchestral suite called Fat Knight, based on music from Vaughan Williams's opera Sir John in Love. Recorded at the 10th English Music Festival in the Abbey at Dorchester-on-Thames. Plus music from a new BBC Concert Orchestra CD featuring the neglected English composer Cecil Armstrong Gibbs. Presented by Penny Gore.

2pm

Vaughan Williams, realised Martin Yates: Fat Knight

BBC Concert Orchestra, conductor Martin Yates

2.55pm

Gibbs: Dusk; The Enchanted Wood, Op 25

Charles Mutter (violin), Ben Dawson (piano)

BBC Concert Orchestra, conductor Ronald Corp.

AO30320161207

AO30320161207

Katie Derham presents a week of performances from the BBC Concert Orchestra. Today's programme includes highlights of a concert the orchestra gave as part of Orchestras Live! in Chelmsford's Civic Theatre. John McDougall performs Nino Rota's Bassoon Concerto, and Stephen Morris takes the lead in Beethoven's 2nd Romance for Violin and Orchestra.

2pm

Rossini: Overture Italian Girl in Algiers

Nino Rota: Bassoon Concerto

Beethoven: Romance No 2 in F, Op 50

c.2.45pm

Mendelssohn: Symphony No 4 in A, 'Italian'

John McDougall (bassoon)

Stephen Morris (violin)

BBC Concert Orchestra, conductor Jessica Cottiss.

AO30420150612

Penny Gore presents a concert given by the BBC Concert Orchestra and conductor Jochem Hochstenbach at Chichester Festival Theatre in March, where they were joined by pianist Philip Fowke in Mozart's Piano Concerto No 12 and Addinsell's Warsaw Concerto, from the wartime film 'Dangerous Moonlight'.

2pm

Nicolai Overture The Merry Wives of Windsor

Mozart Piano Concerto no 12 in A major, K.414

c.2.55pm

Arnold A Sussex Overture

Montague Phillips Spring Rondo

Elgar The Wand of Youth Suite No 2 Op.1b

c.3.25pm

Addinsell Warsaw Concerto for piano and orchestra

Philip Fowke (piano)

BBC Concert Orchestra

Jochem Hochstenbach (conductor)

Hubert Clifford Serenade for Strings

Barry Wordsworth (conductor)

John Alden Carpenter Patterns

Michael Chertock (piano)

Keith Lockhart (conductor)

John Alden Carpenter Krazy Kat

AO30420150612

Penny Gore presents a concert given by the BBC Concert Orchestra and conductor Jochem Hochstenbach at Chichester Festival Theatre in March, where they were joined by pianist Philip Fowke in Mozart's Piano Concerto No 12 and Addinsell's Warsaw Concerto, from the wartime film 'Dangerous Moonlight'.

2pm

Nicolai Overture The Merry Wives of Windsor

Mozart Piano Concerto no 12 in A major, K.414

c.2.55pm

Arnold A Sussex Overture

Montague Phillips Spring Rondo

Elgar The Wand of Youth Suite No 2 Op.1b

c.3.25pm

Addinsell Warsaw Concerto for piano and orchestra

Philip Fowke (piano)

BBC Concert Orchestra

Jochem Hochstenbach (conductor)

Hubert Clifford Serenade for Strings

Barry Wordsworth (conductor)

John Alden Carpenter Patterns

Michael Chertock (piano)

Keith Lockhart (conductor)

John Alden Carpenter Krazy Kat

AO30420161209

AO30420161209

Katie Derham presents the conclusion to this week's Opera Matinee - Rameau's Les Indes Galantes, in a production from the Munich Opera Festival. Plus more from this week's featured ensemble, the BBC Concert Orchestra with British music by Alwyn, German and Will Todd.

2pm

Rameau: Les Indes Galantes - part 2 (Acts 4 & 5)

Hebe/Zima .... Lisette Oropesa (soprano)

Bellone .... Goran Juric (bass)

L'Amour/Zaire .... Ana Quintans (soprano)

Osman/Ali .... Tareq Nazmi (bass)

Emile - Elsa Benoit (soprano)

Valere/Tacmas - Cyril Auvity (tenor)

Huascar/Don Alvaro .... Francois Lis (bass)

Phani/Fatime - Anna Prohaska (soprano)

Don Carlos/Damon .... Mathias Vidal (tenor)

Adario .... John Moore (baritone)

Munchner Festspielorchester

Balthasar-Neumann Chor, Freiburg

Ivor Bolton (conductor)

c.3.20pm

William Alwyn: Symphony No 3

BBC Concert Orchestra, conductor John Gibbons

German: Henry VIII incidental music

BBC Concert Orchestra, conductor John Wilson

c.4.05pm

Will Todd: Concerto for Emma

Emma Johnson (clarinet),

BBC Concert Orchestra, conductor Philip Ellis.

AO304Rameau - Les Indes galantes (Acts 3 and 4)20161209

AO304Rameau - Les Indes galantes (Acts 3 and 4)20161209

Katie Derham presents the conclusion to this week's Opera Matinee - Rameau's Les Indes Galantes, in a production from the Munich Opera Festival. Plus more from this week's featured ensemble, the BBC Concert Orchestra with British music by Alwyn, German and Will Todd.

2pm

Rameau: Les Indes Galantes - part 2 (Acts 3 & 4)

Hebe/Zima .... Lisette Oropesa (soprano)

Bellone .... Goran Juric (bass)

L'Amour/Zaire .... Ana Quintans (soprano)

Osman/Ali .... Tareq Nazmi (bass)

Emile - Elsa Benoit (soprano)

Valere/Tacmas - Cyril Auvity (tenor)

Huascar/Don Alvaro .... Francois Lis (bass)

Phani/Fatime - Anna Prohaska (soprano)

Don Carlos/Damon .... Mathias Vidal (tenor)

Adario .... John Moore (baritone)

Munchner Festspielorchester

Balthasar-Neumann Chor, Freiburg

Ivor Bolton (conductor)

c.3.20pm

William Alwyn: Symphony No 3

BBC Concert Orchestra, conductor John Gibbons

German: Henry VIII incidental music

BBC Concert Orchestra, conductor John Wilson

c.4.05pm

Will Todd: Concerto for Emma

Emma Johnson (clarinet),

BBC Concert Orchestra, conductor Philip Ellis.