Shakespeare And Friends

This week's concerts features music written for and inspired by the works of Shakespeare and other literary giants.

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APERF0120061030

Louise Fryer introduces the BBC National Orchestra of Wales.

Beethoven

Coriolan Overture

Joseph Swensen (conductor)

Walton, arr.

Muir Mathieson: Hamlet and Ophelia

Richard Hickox (conductor)

Glazunov: Violin Concerto in A minor

Lesley Hatfield

Walter Weller (conductor)

Debussy, compl.

Roger-Ducasse: King Lear

Tadaaki Otaka (conductor)

Prokofiev: Romeo and Juliet (extracts)

Martyn Brabbins (conductor)

Bernstein: Symphonic Dances (West Side Story)

Eric Stern (conductor).

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Louise Fryer introduces the BBC Philharmonic.

Walton, arr.

Muir Mathieson: Henry V - suite adapted from the film score

Durham Cathedral Consort of Singers

Durham University Choral Society

Rumon Gamba (conductor)

Respighi: Ancient Airs and Dances Suite No 2

Gianandrea Noseda (conductor)

Grieg: Peer Gynt ? Suite No 1

Berlioz: Romeo and Juliet (extracts)

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Louise Fryer introduces the BBC Concert Orchestra.

German: Romeo and Juliet (excerpts)

John Wilson (conductor)

Mendelssohn: Symphony No 2

Mary Nelson (soprano)

Victoria Simmonds (mezzo)

William Kendal (tenor)

Guildford Choral Society

Hilary Davan Wetton (conductor)

German: The Willow Song (Othello)

Montague Phillip: Hampton Court Overture

Gavin Sutherland (conductor).

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Louise Fryer introduces the BBC Philharmonic.

Smetana: Haakon Jarl

Gianandrea Noseda (conductor)

Shostakovich: Hamlet - suite from the film music

Vassily Sinaisky (conductor)

Tchaikovsky: Romeo and Juliet - Fantasy overture

Rachmaninov, orch.

Respighi: 5 Etudes-tableaux

Smetana: Richard III