British Symphony Series - Benjamin Britten (1913-1976)

Episodes

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20061206

Martin Handley introduces the BBC Symphony Orchestra.

Creative Work: Fanfare for Cloud Gate

Alexander Rumpf (conductor)

Ravel: Pavane pour une enfant defunte

Jiri Belohlavek (conductor)

Britten: Sinfonia da Requiem

Donald Runnicles (conductor)

Param Vir: Cradled between Earth and Sky

Szymanowski: Violin Concerto No 2

Leonidas Kavakos (violin)

Andrew Davis (conductor)

Stravinsky: Symphony in 3 movements

20061207

Martin Handley introduces the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra.

Bernstein: Chichester Psalms

Jamie Sansbury (treble)

National Youth Choir of Scotland

Martyn Brabbins (conductor)

Britten: Simple Symphony

Paul Watkins (conductor)

Rubbra: Viola Concerto

Scott Dickinson (viola)

Edward Gardner (conductor)

Si-hyun Yi: Invisible Dance

Stanley Bate: Symphony No 3

20061208

Martin Handley introduces the BBC National Chorus and Orchestra of Wales.

Arne: Who can Jehovah's wrath abide; Sons of Jaboc (Judith)

Joanne Thomas (mezzo)

National Chorus of Wales

Edward Gardner (conductor)

Britten: Sinfonietta, Op 1

Douglas Boyd (conductor)

Mahler: Symphony No 2 (Resurrection)

Lisa Milne (soprano)

Birgit Remmert (mezzo)

BBC National Chorus of Wales

Cor Caerdydd

Aelwyd CF1

Tadaaki Otaka (conductor).

APERF20061204

Martin Handley introduces the BBC National Chorus and Orchestra of Wales and BBC Singers.

Bartok: Concerto for Orchestra

Tadaaki Otaka (conductor)

Bartok (compl.

Peter Bartok): Viola Concerto

Steven Burnard

Christoph Mueller (conductor)

Britten: Spring Symphony

Lillian Watson (soprano)

Pamela Helen Stephen (mezzo)

Philip Langridge (tenor)

BBC Singers

Southend Boys' Choir

Colorado Children's Chorale

London Symphony Chorus

BBC National Chorus of Wales

Richard Hickox (conductor).

APERF20061205

Martin Handley introduces the BBC Philharmonic.

Mozart: Voi avete un cor fedele

Sally Matthews (soprano)

Gianandrea Noseda (conductor)

Mozart: Serenade in B flat, K361

Douglas Boyd (conductor)

Britten: Cello Symphony

Alban Gerhardt

Yan Pascal Tortelier (conductor)

Messiaen: Les Offrandes oubliées

Alexander Shelley (conductor)

Mozart: Ah se in ciel, benigne stelle