BBC Philharmonic And The BBC Singers In Music For The Royal Court

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AO30120121029

Penny Gore presents some recent performances by the BBC Philharmonic. And the BBC Singers explore five centuries of music for the British Royal Court - including short works by Prince Albert himself and by his fellow countryman and friend, Felix Mendelssohn. And this week there's the chance to discover the rarely performed orchestral music of Carl Maria von Weber who died in London in 1826.

Mendelssohn: Hebrides Overture

BBC Philharmonic, Nicholas Collon (conductor)

Mendelssohn: Ave Maria (op.23, no.2)

BBC Singers, Paul Brough (conductor)

Albert, Prince Consort: Jubilate in A

approx 2.20pm

Bruch: Violin Concerto No.1 in G minor, Op. 26

Olivier Charlier (violin), BBC Philharmonic, Nicholas Collon (conductor)

approx 2.50pm

Music for the Royal Courts by Henry Purcell, Benjamin Britten, William Byrd and Michael Tippett

BBC Singers, Iain Farrington (organ), Paul Brough (conductor)

approx 3.20pm

Mozart: Piano Concerto in F, KV 459

Steven Osborne (piano), BBC Philharmonic, Nicholas Collon (conductor)

approx 3.50pm

Weber: Symphony No.2 in C, Op 19 (1813)

BBC Philharmonic, Juanjo Mena (conductor)

approx 4.05pm

Turina: Poema en forma de canciones

Clara Mouriz (mezzo soprano), BBC Philharmonic, Juanjo Mena (conductor).

AO30120121029

Penny Gore presents some recent performances by the BBC Philharmonic. And the BBC Singers explore five centuries of music for the British Royal Court - including short works by Prince Albert himself and by his fellow countryman and friend, Felix Mendelssohn. And this week there's the chance to discover the rarely performed orchestral music of Carl Maria von Weber who died in London in 1826.

Mendelssohn: Hebrides Overture

BBC Philharmonic, Nicholas Collon (conductor)

Mendelssohn: Ave Maria (op.23, no.2)

BBC Singers, Paul Brough (conductor)

Albert, Prince Consort: Jubilate in A

approx 2.20pm

Bruch: Violin Concerto No.1 in G minor, Op. 26

Olivier Charlier (violin), BBC Philharmonic, Nicholas Collon (conductor)

approx 2.50pm

Music for the Royal Courts by Henry Purcell, Benjamin Britten, William Byrd and Michael Tippett

BBC Singers, Iain Farrington (organ), Paul Brough (conductor)

approx 3.20pm

Mozart: Piano Concerto in F, KV 459

Steven Osborne (piano), BBC Philharmonic, Nicholas Collon (conductor)

approx 3.50pm

Weber: Symphony No.2 in C, Op 19 (1813)

BBC Philharmonic, Juanjo Mena (conductor)

approx 4.05pm

Turina: Poema en forma de canciones

Clara Mouriz (mezzo soprano), BBC Philharmonic, Juanjo Mena (conductor).

AO30220121030

Penny Gore presents some recent performances by the BBC Philharmonic. And the BBC Singers continue their exploration of five centuries of choral music written for British Royal occasions - with music today by WIlliam Matthias and William Walton. Also this week there's the chance to discover the rarely performed the orchestral music of Carl Maria von Weber - who died in London in 1826. And the main work today is Mahler's Fifth Symphony with its famous Adagietto in a performance given earlier this month at Bridgewater Hall, Manchester.

Weber: Invitation to the Dance

BBC Philharmonic, Juanjo Mena (conductor)

approx 2.10pm

William Mathias: Let the people praise thee, O God

BBC Singers, Paul Brough (conductor)

Turina: Danzas Fantasticas

Arthur Bliss: Aubade for Coronation Morning (from A Garland for the Queen)

approx 2.50pm

Mahler: Symphony no 5

approx 4.00pm

Weber: Bassoon Concerto in F, Op. 75

Karen Geoghegen (bassoon), BBC Philharmonic, Juanjo Mena (conductor).

AO30220121030

Penny Gore presents some recent performances by the BBC Philharmonic. And the BBC Singers continue their exploration of five centuries of choral music written for British Royal occasions - with music today by WIlliam Matthias and William Walton. Also this week there's the chance to discover the rarely performed the orchestral music of Carl Maria von Weber - who died in London in 1826. And the main work today is Mahler's Fifth Symphony with its famous Adagietto in a performance given earlier this month at Bridgewater Hall, Manchester.

Weber: Invitation to the Dance

BBC Philharmonic, Juanjo Mena (conductor)

approx 2.10pm

William Mathias: Let the people praise thee, O God

BBC Singers, Paul Brough (conductor)

Turina: Danzas Fantasticas

Arthur Bliss: Aubade for Coronation Morning (from A Garland for the Queen)

approx 2.50pm

Mahler: Symphony no 5

approx 4.00pm

Weber: Bassoon Concerto in F, Op. 75

Karen Geoghegen (bassoon), BBC Philharmonic, Juanjo Mena (conductor).

AO30320121031

Penny Gore presents some recent performances by the BBC Philharmonic. And the BBC Singers continue their exploration of five centuries of music for the Royal Court with Hubert Parry's I Was Glad and Paul Mealor's Ubi caritas - heard to great effect at ceremonies in Westminster Abbey.

Turina:Ritmos (Fantasía coreográfica), Op. 43

BBC Philharmonic, Juanjo Mena (conductor)

approx 2.15pm

Paul Mealor: Ubi caritas

BBC Singers, Paul Brough (conductor)

Parry: I Was Glad

BBC Singers, Iain Farrington (organ), Paul Brough (conductor)

approx 2.30pm

Elgar: Symphony no 1 in A flat major, Op. 55

BBC Philharmonic, Nicholas Collon (conductor).

AO30320121031

Penny Gore presents some recent performances by the BBC Philharmonic. And the BBC Singers continue their exploration of five centuries of music for the Royal Court with Hubert Parry's I Was Glad and Paul Mealor's Ubi caritas - heard to great effect at ceremonies in Westminster Abbey.

Turina:Ritmos (Fantasía coreográfica), Op. 43

BBC Philharmonic, Juanjo Mena (conductor)

approx 2.15pm

Paul Mealor: Ubi caritas

BBC Singers, Paul Brough (conductor)

Parry: I Was Glad

BBC Singers, Iain Farrington (organ), Paul Brough (conductor)

approx 2.30pm

Elgar: Symphony no 1 in A flat major, Op. 55

BBC Philharmonic, Nicholas Collon (conductor).

AO304 LAST20121102

Penny Gore presents a concert given last week by the BBC Philharmonic. And the BBC Singers conclude this week's exploration of five centuries of music for the British Royal Court with a concert of music composed to mark the premature death in November 1612 of the bright and promising Prince Henry Frederick Stuart, Prince of Wales. With his early demise the heirship to the English and Scottish thrones passed to his younger brother, the ill-fated Charles.

Music for Prince Henry includes many moving settings by the finest English and Scottish composers of the time including:

Tomkins:Know you not that a great Prince has died

Ramsey: Sleep, Fleshly Birth

Weelkes: David's Lament for Jonathan

Tomkins: When David Heard; Then David Mourned

John Milton: When David Heard

The BBC Singers, James McVinnie (chamber organ), Andrew Griffiths (conductor)

approx 2.45pm

Sibelius: Wood Nymph

BBC Philharmonic, John Storgårds (conductor)

approx 3.05pm

Beethoven: Piano Concerto no. 5 in E flat 'Emperor,' Op. 73,

Martin Roscoe (piano), BBC Philharmonic, John Storgårds (conductor)

approx 3.45pm

Nielsen: Symphony No. 2 'The Four Temperaments'

AO304 LAST20121102

Penny Gore presents a concert given last week by the BBC Philharmonic. And the BBC Singers conclude this week's exploration of five centuries of music for the British Royal Court with a concert of music composed to mark the premature death in November 1612 of the bright and promising Prince Henry Frederick Stuart, Prince of Wales. With his early demise the heirship to the English and Scottish thrones passed to his younger brother, the ill-fated Charles.

Music for Prince Henry includes many moving settings by the finest English and Scottish composers of the time including:

Tomkins:Know you not that a great Prince has died

Ramsey: Sleep, Fleshly Birth

Weelkes: David's Lament for Jonathan

Tomkins: When David Heard; Then David Mourned

John Milton: When David Heard

The BBC Singers, James McVinnie (chamber organ), Andrew Griffiths (conductor)

approx 2.45pm

Sibelius: Wood Nymph

BBC Philharmonic, John Storgårds (conductor)

approx 3.05pm

Beethoven: Piano Concerto no. 5 in E flat 'Emperor,' Op. 73,

Martin Roscoe (piano), BBC Philharmonic, John Storgårds (conductor)

approx 3.45pm

Nielsen: Symphony No. 2 'The Four Temperaments'