BBC National Orchestra Of Wales And Chorus

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AO30120160222

Katie Derham presents a week of performances from the BBC National Orchestra and Chorus of Wales. Today's selection includes a recent concert of Brahms's Fourth Symphony and Beethoven's Fourth Piano Concerto from Cheltenham Town Hall. The chorus features in works by Welsh composers, plus a recording of a new orchestration of Butterworth's A Shropshire Lad, a poignant setting of A.E. Housman from a composer who would be killed in the Great War.

2pm:

Weber: Oberon: overture

Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 4 in G major Op.58

Llyr Williams (piano)

2.45pm:

Brahms: Symphony No. 4 in E minor Op.98

BBC National Orchestra of Wales

Jac van Steen (conductor)

3.25pm:

Elgar: Pomp and Circumstance March No. 6 in G minor, compl. Anthony Payne

Richard Hickox (conductor)

Peter Dickinson: Violin Concerto

Chloe Hanslip (violin)

Clark Rundell (conductor)

4.00pm:

Hoddinott: Sing a New Song

Paul Mealor: In Flanders Fields

BBC National Chorus of Wales

Adrian Partington (director)

4.15pm:

Butterworth: 6 Songs from 'A Shropshire Lad', arr. for voice and orchestra

James Rutherford (baritone)

Kriss Russman (conductor).

AO30120160222

Katie Derham presents a week of performances from the BBC National Orchestra and Chorus of Wales. Today's selection includes a recent concert of Brahms's Fourth Symphony and Beethoven's Fourth Piano Concerto from Cheltenham Town Hall. The chorus features in works by Welsh composers, plus a recording of a new orchestration of Butterworth's A Shropshire Lad, a poignant setting of A.E. Housman from a composer who would be killed in the Great War.

2pm:

Weber: Oberon: overture

Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 4 in G major Op.58

Llyr Williams (piano)

2.45pm:

Brahms: Symphony No. 4 in E minor Op.98

BBC National Orchestra of Wales

Jac van Steen (conductor)

3.25pm:

Elgar: Pomp and Circumstance March No. 6 in G minor, compl. Anthony Payne

Richard Hickox (conductor)

Peter Dickinson: Violin Concerto

Chloe Hanslip (violin)

Clark Rundell (conductor)

4.00pm:

Hoddinott: Sing a New Song

Paul Mealor: In Flanders Fields

BBC National Chorus of Wales

Adrian Partington (director)

4.15pm:

Butterworth: 6 Songs from 'A Shropshire Lad', arr. for voice and orchestra

James Rutherford (baritone)

Kriss Russman (conductor).

Katie Derham presents a week of performances from the BBC National Orchestra and Chorus of Wales. Today's selection includes a recent concert of Brahms's Fourth Symphony and Beethoven's Fourth Piano Concerto from Cheltenham Town Hall. The chorus features in works by Welsh composers, plus a recording of a new orchestration of Butterworth's A Shropshire Lad, a poignant setting of A.E. Housman from a composer who would be killed in the Great War.

2pm:

Weber: Oberon: overture

Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 4 in G major Op.58

Llyr Williams (piano)

2.45pm:

Brahms: Symphony No. 4 in E minor Op.98

BBC National Orchestra of Wales

Jac van Steen (conductor)

3.25pm:

Elgar: Pomp and Circumstance March No. 6 in G minor, compl. Anthony Payne

Richard Hickox (conductor)

Peter Dickinson: Violin Concerto

Chloe Hanslip (violin)

Clark Rundell (conductor)

4.00pm:

Hoddinott: Sing a New Song

Paul Mealor: In Flanders Fields

BBC National Chorus of Wales

Adrian Partington (director)

4.15pm:

Butterworth: 6 Songs from 'A Shropshire Lad', arr. for voice and orchestra

James Rutherford (baritone)

Kriss Russman (conductor).

AO30220160223

Katie Derham presents a week of performances from the BBC National Orchestra and Chorus of Wales. Today's selection features a concert given during the orchestra's recent tour of South America from Santiago, Chile, including Tchaikovsky's powerful 5th Symphony. The chorus sings a new BBC Radio 3 co-commission from Mark Bowden, the fruit of a trip to Patagonia he made following the steps of the Welsh settlers in Argentina.

2.00pm:

Butterworth: Suite for String Quartette (arr. Russman)

BBC National Orchestra of Wales

Kriss Russman (conductor)

c.2.20pm

Mathias: A Dance Overture (Dawns Agored) Op.16

Ginastera: Harp Concerto Op.25

Catrin Finch (harp)

Grant Llewellyn (conductor)

2.50pm:

Britten: 4 Sea Interludes (from 'Peter Grimes') Op.33a

Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 5 in E minor Op.64

4.00pm:

Mark Bowden: We Have Found a Better Land

BBC National Chorus of Wales

Adrian Partington (director).

AO30220160223

Katie Derham presents a week of performances from the BBC National Orchestra and Chorus of Wales. Today's selection features a concert given during the orchestra's recent tour of South America from Santiago, Chile, including Tchaikovsky's powerful 5th Symphony. The chorus sings a new BBC Radio 3 co-commission from Mark Bowden, the fruit of a trip to Patagonia he made following the steps of the Welsh settlers in Argentina.

2.00pm:

Butterworth: Suite for String Quartette (arr. Russman)

BBC National Orchestra of Wales

Kriss Russman (conductor)

c.2.20pm

Mathias: A Dance Overture (Dawns Agored) Op.16

Ginastera: Harp Concerto Op.25

Catrin Finch (harp)

Grant Llewellyn (conductor)

2.50pm:

Britten: 4 Sea Interludes (from 'Peter Grimes') Op.33a

Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 5 in E minor Op.64

4.00pm:

Mark Bowden: We Have Found a Better Land

BBC National Chorus of Wales

Adrian Partington (director).

Katie Derham presents a week of performances from the BBC National Orchestra and Chorus of Wales. Today's selection features a concert given during the orchestra's recent tour of South America from Santiago, Chile, including Tchaikovsky's powerful 5th Symphony. The chorus sings a new BBC Radio 3 co-commission from Mark Bowden, the fruit of a trip to Patagonia he made following the steps of the Welsh settlers in Argentina.

2.00pm:

Butterworth: Suite for String Quartette (arr. Russman)

BBC National Orchestra of Wales

Kriss Russman (conductor)

c.2.20pm

Mathias: A Dance Overture (Dawns Agored) Op.16

Ginastera: Harp Concerto Op.25

Catrin Finch (harp)

Grant Llewellyn (conductor)

2.50pm:

Britten: 4 Sea Interludes (from 'Peter Grimes') Op.33a

Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 5 in E minor Op.64

4.00pm:

Mark Bowden: We Have Found a Better Land

BBC National Chorus of Wales

Adrian Partington (director).

AO30320160224

Katie Derham presents a week of performances from the BBC National Orchestra and Chorus of Wales, featuring Elgar's evocative Sea Pictures with Jennifer Johnston. The chorus sings a Marian hymn to the star of the sea by Welsh composer Grace Williams, and there's a performance from Bangor of Mendelssohn's Celtic-influenced Scottish Symphony.

2.00pm:

Elgar: Sea pictures Op.37

Jennifer Johnston (mezzo-soprano)

BBC National Orchestra of Wales

Francesco Angelico (conductor)

2.25pm:

Grace Williams: Ave maris stella

BBC National Chorus of Wales

Adrian Partington (director)

2.40pm:

Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 3 in A minor Op.56 (Scottish)

AO30320160224

Katie Derham presents a week of performances from the BBC National Orchestra and Chorus of Wales, featuring Elgar's evocative Sea Pictures with Jennifer Johnston. The chorus sings a Marian hymn to the star of the sea by Welsh composer Grace Williams, and there's a performance from Bangor of Mendelssohn's Celtic-influenced Scottish Symphony.

2.00pm:

Elgar: Sea pictures Op.37

Jennifer Johnston (mezzo-soprano)

BBC National Orchestra of Wales

Francesco Angelico (conductor)

2.25pm:

Grace Williams: Ave maris stella

BBC National Chorus of Wales

Adrian Partington (director)

2.40pm:

Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 3 in A minor Op.56 (Scottish)

Katie Derham presents a week of performances from the BBC National Orchestra and Chorus of Wales, featuring Elgar's evocative Sea Pictures with Jennifer Johnston. The chorus sings a Marian hymn to the star of the sea by Welsh composer Grace Williams, and there's a performance from Bangor of Mendelssohn's Celtic-influenced Scottish Symphony.

2.00pm:

Elgar: Sea pictures Op.37

Jennifer Johnston (mezzo-soprano)

BBC National Orchestra of Wales

Francesco Angelico (conductor)

2.25pm:

Grace Williams: Ave maris stella

BBC National Chorus of Wales

Adrian Partington (director)

2.40pm:

Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 3 in A minor Op.56 (Scottish)

AO30420160226

Katie Derham presents recent performances from the BBC National Orchestra and Chorus of Wales including two favourite Russian works from the twentieth century with Radio 3 New Generation Artists. The chorus sings a harrowing account of the blitz in a setting of a poem by Dylan Thomas, and there's a recent studio recording of Prokfiev's suite from his rarely heard ballet The Tale of the Buffoon, a dark and murderous story commissioned by Diaghilev for his Ballets Russes.

2.00pm:

Prokofiev: Chout - suite op.21a

BBC National Orchestra of Wales

Perry So (conductor)

2.35pm:

Rachmaninov: Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini Op.43 for piano and orchestra

Pavel Kolesnikov (piano)

Tecwyn Evans (conductor)

3.05pm:

Shostakovich: Cello Concerto No. 1 in E flat major Op.107

Narek Hakhnazaryan (cello)

3.40pm:

Mathias: Ceremony after a Fire Raid Op.63

BBC National Chorus of Wales

Adrian Partington (director)

4.05pm:

Michael Berkeley: Gregorian Variations

Richard Hickox (conductor).

AO30420160226

Katie Derham presents recent performances from the BBC National Orchestra and Chorus of Wales including two favourite Russian works from the twentieth century with Radio 3 New Generation Artists. The chorus sings a harrowing account of the blitz in a setting of a poem by Dylan Thomas, and there's a recent studio recording of Prokfiev's suite from his rarely heard ballet The Tale of the Buffoon, a dark and murderous story commissioned by Diaghilev for his Ballets Russes.

2.00pm:

Prokofiev: Chout - suite op.21a

BBC National Orchestra of Wales

Perry So (conductor)

2.35pm:

Rachmaninov: Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini Op.43 for piano and orchestra

Pavel Kolesnikov (piano)

Tecwyn Evans (conductor)

3.05pm:

Shostakovich: Cello Concerto No. 1 in E flat major Op.107

Narek Hakhnazaryan (cello)

3.40pm:

Mathias: Ceremony after a Fire Raid Op.63

BBC National Chorus of Wales

Adrian Partington (director)

4.05pm:

Michael Berkeley: Gregorian Variations

Richard Hickox (conductor).

Katie Derham presents recent performances from the BBC National Orchestra and Chorus of Wales including two favourite Russian works from the twentieth century with Radio 3 New Generation Artists. The chorus sings a harrowing account of the blitz in a setting of a poem by Dylan Thomas, and there's a recent studio recording of Prokfiev's suite from his rarely heard ballet The Tale of the Buffoon, a dark and murderous story commissioned by Diaghilev for his Ballets Russes.

2.00pm:

Prokofiev: Chout - suite op.21a

BBC National Orchestra of Wales

Perry So (conductor)

2.35pm:

Rachmaninov: Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini Op.43 for piano and orchestra

Pavel Kolesnikov (piano)

Tecwyn Evans (conductor)

3.05pm:

Shostakovich: Cello Concerto No. 1 in E flat major Op.107

Narek Hakhnazaryan (cello)

3.40pm:

Mathias: Ceremony after a Fire Raid Op.63

BBC National Chorus of Wales

Adrian Partington (director)

4.05pm:

Michael Berkeley: Gregorian Variations

Richard Hickox (conductor).