Liszt Bicentenary

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2011 sees the 200th anniversary of Liszt's birth and this week Afternoon on Three marks the occasion with performances by BBC orchestras of some of his passionate and colourful tone poems. The week also sees the release of a new recording of Britten by the BBC Philharmonic. Plus a special focus on music from the recent Royal Northern College of Music Festival of Brass.

Presented by Penny Gore.

Liszt: Two Episodes from Lenau's Faust: Der Tanz in der Dorfschenke (Mephisto Waltz No.1); Der Nachtliche Zug

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra

Ilan Volkov (conductor)

Tchaikovsky: Concerto for piano and orchestra no. 1 (Op.23) in B flat minor

Nobuyuki Tsujii (piano)

BBC Philharmonic

Yutaka Sado (conductor)

Neruda: Concerto for trumpet and strings

Alison Balsom (trumpet)

Elizabeth Layton (director) (conductor)

3.05pm

Wagner: Rienzi (Overture)

Stefan Solyom (conductor)

Britten: Serenade for tenor, horn and strings

Andrew Kennedy (tenor)

BBC National Orchestra of Wales

Tadaaki Otaka (conductor)

Liszt: Hamlet

Gianandrea Noseda (conductor)

4.20pm

Paul Lovatt-Copper: Starburst and Canyons (World Premiere)

Black Dyke Band

Nicholas Childs (conductor)

Arthur Butterworth: Concerto alla Veneziana

Richard Marshall (trumpet)

Philip Wilby: Red Priest

AO30220110301

AO30220110301

2011 sees the 200th anniversary of Liszt's birth and this week Afternoon on Three marks the occasion with performances by BBC orchestras of some of his passionate and colourful tone poems. The week also sees the release of a new recording of Britten by the BBC Philharmonic. Plus a special focus on music from the recent Royal Northern College of Music Festival of Brass.

Presented by Penny Gore.

Respighi: Trittico Botticelliano

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra

Mikhail Agrest (conductor)

Liszt: 3 Odes funebres for orchestra: Les Morts; La Notte; Le Triomphe funebre du Tasse

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra

Ilan Volkov (conductor)

Britten: Sea Interludes

BBC Philharmonic

Edward Gardner (conductor)

3.05pm

Brahms: Double Concerto, Op. 102

Baiba Skride (violin), Jan Vogler (cello)

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra

Donald Runnicles (conductor)

Liszt: Hungaria

BBC Philharmonic

Gianandrea Noseda (conductor)

4.20pm

Walton (arr Edward Watson): Suite from Richard III

Barrie Rutter (narrator)

Black Dyke Band

Nicholas Childs (conductor)

Derek Bourgeois: Blitz

Black Dyke Band

Nicholas Childs (conductor).

AO30220110301

2011 sees the 200th anniversary of Liszt's birth and this week Afternoon on Three marks the occasion with performances by BBC orchestras of some of his passionate and colourful tone poems. The week also sees the release of a new recording of Britten by the BBC Philharmonic. Plus a special focus on music from the recent Royal Northern College of Music Festival of Brass.

Presented by Penny Gore.

Respighi: Trittico Botticelliano

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra

Mikhail Agrest (conductor)

Liszt: 3 Odes funebres for orchestra: Les Morts; La Notte; Le Triomphe funebre du Tasse

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra

Ilan Volkov (conductor)

Britten: Sea Interludes

BBC Philharmonic

Edward Gardner (conductor)

3.05pm

Brahms: Double Concerto, Op. 102

Baiba Skride (violin), Jan Vogler (cello)

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra

Donald Runnicles (conductor)

Liszt: Hungaria

BBC Philharmonic

Gianandrea Noseda (conductor)

4.20pm

Walton (arr Edward Watson): Suite from Richard III

Barrie Rutter (narrator)

Black Dyke Band

Nicholas Childs (conductor)

Derek Bourgeois: Blitz

Black Dyke Band

Nicholas Childs (conductor).