Celebrating Women Composers

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AO30120160307

AO30120160307

Katie Derham presents a week of Afternoon on 3 featuring female composers in the run up to International Women's Day tomorrow. Today's programme includes music by Judith Bingham, Grace Williams and Lili Boulanger, featuring conductors Marin Alsop and Jessica Cottis. Plus the world premiere performance of Three Nocturnes by Vaughan Williams, and Nielsen's Symphony no.4.

2pm

James MacMillan: Woman of the Apocalypse UK Premiere

BBC Symphony Orchestra

Marin Alsop (conductor)

Judith Bingham: The Angel of Mons

Nicholas Daniel (oboe)

BBC Symphony Orchestra

Marin Alsop (conductor)

c.2.50pm

Grace Williams: Four Illustrations for the Legend of Rhiannon

BBC National Orchestra of Wales

Perry So (conductor)

Lili Boulanger: D'un matin de printemps

BBC National Orchestra of Wales

Jessica Cottis (conductor)

c.3.35pm

Vaughan Williams arr. Anthony Payne: Three Nocturnes

Roderick Williams (baritone)

BBC Symphony Orchestra

Martyn Brabbins (conductor)

c.3.55pm

Nielsen: Symphony No. 4

BBC Symphony Orchestra

Sakari Oramo (conductor).

AO30120160307

Katie Derham presents a week of Afternoon on 3 featuring female composers in the run up to International Women's Day tomorrow. Today's programme includes music by Judith Bingham, Grace Williams and Lili Boulanger, featuring conductors Marin Alsop and Jessica Cottis. Plus the world premiere performance of Three Nocturnes by Vaughan Williams, and Nielsen's Symphony no.4.

2pm

James MacMillan: Woman of the Apocalypse UK Premiere

BBC Symphony Orchestra

Marin Alsop (conductor)

Judith Bingham: The Angel of Mons

Nicholas Daniel (oboe)

BBC Symphony Orchestra

Marin Alsop (conductor)

c.2.50pm

Grace Williams: Four Illustrations for the Legend of Rhiannon

BBC National Orchestra of Wales

Perry So (conductor)

Lili Boulanger: D'un matin de printemps

BBC National Orchestra of Wales

Jessica Cottis (conductor)

c.3.35pm

Vaughan Williams arr. Anthony Payne: Three Nocturnes

Roderick Williams (baritone)

BBC Symphony Orchestra

Martyn Brabbins (conductor)

c.3.55pm

Nielsen: Symphony No. 4

BBC Symphony Orchestra

Sakari Oramo (conductor).

AO302International Women's Day20160308

AO302International Women's Day20160308

International Women's Day: Katie Derham presents a concert of music by contemporary Welsh female composers performed by the BBC National Orchestra of Wales at Prichard Jones Hall in Bangor last week. Pascal and Ami Roge join the BBC National Orchestra of Wales for Tailleferre's rarely heard Concerto for 2 pianos, chorus, saxophones and orchestra, and the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra perform Lutyens' Music for orchestra 4.

2pm

Hilary Tann: The open field

Mared Emlyn: Porthor

Sarah Lianne Lewis: Is there no seeker of dreams that were?

Lynne Plowman: Catching Shadows

c.3pm

Rhian Samuel: Clytemnestra

Ruby Hughes (soprano)

BBC National Orchestra of Wales

Tecwyn Evans (conductor)

c.3.30pm

Germaine Tailleferre: Concerto for 2 pianos, chorus, saxophones and orchestra

Pascal Rogé, Ami Rogé (piano)

BBC National Chorus of Wales

BBC National Orchestra of Wales

Jessica Cottis (conductor)

Elizabeth Lutyens: Music for orchestra 4, Op.152

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra

Jac van Steen (conductor)

c.4.0pm

Germaine Tailleferre: Le marchand d'oiseaux

BBC National Orchestra of Wales

Perry So (conductor).

AO302International Women's Day20160308

International Women's Day: Katie Derham presents a concert of music by contemporary Welsh female composers performed by the BBC National Orchestra of Wales at Prichard Jones Hall in Bangor last week. Pascal and Ami Roge join the BBC National Orchestra of Wales for Tailleferre's rarely heard Concerto for 2 pianos, chorus, saxophones and orchestra, and the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra perform Lutyens' Music for orchestra 4.

2pm

Hilary Tann: The open field

Mared Emlyn: Porthor

Sarah Lianne Lewis: Is there no seeker of dreams that were?

Lynne Plowman: Catching Shadows

c.3pm

Rhian Samuel: Clytemnestra

Ruby Hughes (soprano)

BBC National Orchestra of Wales

Tecwyn Evans (conductor)

c.3.30pm

Germaine Tailleferre: Concerto for 2 pianos, chorus, saxophones and orchestra

Pascal Rogé, Ami Rogé (piano)

BBC National Chorus of Wales

BBC National Orchestra of Wales

Jessica Cottis (conductor)

Elizabeth Lutyens: Music for orchestra 4, Op.152

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra

Jac van Steen (conductor)

c.4.0pm

Germaine Tailleferre: Le marchand d'oiseaux

BBC National Orchestra of Wales

Perry So (conductor).

AO30320160309

AO30320160309

Katie Derham presents the BBC Symphony Orchestra conducted by Markus Stenz in concert last month. Music by Wagner, Hindemith and Weber's 1st Clarinet Concerto with BBC Radio 3 New Generation Artist Annelien van Wauwe.

2pm

Poul Rouders: Tundra

Weber: Clarinet Concerto No.1

Annelien van Wauwe (Clarinet)

c.2.40pm

Wagner: Prelude to Lohengrin

Hindemith: Symphony Mathis der Maler

BBC Symphony Orchestra

Markus Stenz (conductor).

AO30320160309

Katie Derham presents the BBC Symphony Orchestra conducted by Markus Stenz in concert last month. Music by Wagner, Hindemith and Weber's 1st Clarinet Concerto with BBC Radio 3 New Generation Artist Annelien van Wauwe.

2pm

Poul Rouders: Tundra

Weber: Clarinet Concerto No.1

Annelien van Wauwe (Clarinet)

c.2.40pm

Wagner: Prelude to Lohengrin

Hindemith: Symphony Mathis der Maler

BBC Symphony Orchestra

Markus Stenz (conductor).