BBC National Orchestra Of Wales And Chorus

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AO30320160224

Katie Derham presents a week of performances from the BBC National Orchestra and Chorus of Wales, featuring Elgar's evocative Sea Pictures with Jennifer Johnston. The chorus sings a Marian hymn to the star of the sea by Welsh composer Grace Williams, and there's a performance from Bangor of Mendelssohn's Celtic-influenced Scottish Symphony.

2.00pm:

Elgar: Sea pictures Op.37

Jennifer Johnston (mezzo-soprano)

BBC National Orchestra of Wales

Francesco Angelico (conductor)

2.25pm:

Grace Williams: Ave maris stella

BBC National Chorus of Wales

Adrian Partington (director)

2.40pm:

Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 3 in A minor Op.56 (Scottish)

AO30320160224

Katie Derham presents a week of performances from the BBC National Orchestra and Chorus of Wales, featuring Elgar's evocative Sea Pictures with Jennifer Johnston. The chorus sings a Marian hymn to the star of the sea by Welsh composer Grace Williams, and there's a performance from Bangor of Mendelssohn's Celtic-influenced Scottish Symphony.

2.00pm:

Elgar: Sea pictures Op.37

Jennifer Johnston (mezzo-soprano)

BBC National Orchestra of Wales

Francesco Angelico (conductor)

2.25pm:

Grace Williams: Ave maris stella

BBC National Chorus of Wales

Adrian Partington (director)

2.40pm:

Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 3 in A minor Op.56 (Scottish)

Katie Derham presents a week of performances from the BBC National Orchestra and Chorus of Wales, featuring Elgar's evocative Sea Pictures with Jennifer Johnston. The chorus sings a Marian hymn to the star of the sea by Welsh composer Grace Williams, and there's a performance from Bangor of Mendelssohn's Celtic-influenced Scottish Symphony.

2.00pm:

Elgar: Sea pictures Op.37

Jennifer Johnston (mezzo-soprano)

BBC National Orchestra of Wales

Francesco Angelico (conductor)

2.25pm:

Grace Williams: Ave maris stella

BBC National Chorus of Wales

Adrian Partington (director)

2.40pm:

Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 3 in A minor Op.56 (Scottish)

AO30420160226

Katie Derham presents recent performances from the BBC National Orchestra and Chorus of Wales including two favourite Russian works from the twentieth century with Radio 3 New Generation Artists. The chorus sings a harrowing account of the blitz in a setting of a poem by Dylan Thomas, and there's a recent studio recording of Prokfiev's suite from his rarely heard ballet The Tale of the Buffoon, a dark and murderous story commissioned by Diaghilev for his Ballets Russes.

2.00pm:

Prokofiev: Chout - suite op.21a

BBC National Orchestra of Wales

Perry So (conductor)

2.35pm:

Rachmaninov: Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini Op.43 for piano and orchestra

Pavel Kolesnikov (piano)

Tecwyn Evans (conductor)

3.05pm:

Shostakovich: Cello Concerto No. 1 in E flat major Op.107

Narek Hakhnazaryan (cello)

3.40pm:

Mathias: Ceremony after a Fire Raid Op.63

BBC National Chorus of Wales

Adrian Partington (director)

4.05pm:

Michael Berkeley: Gregorian Variations

Richard Hickox (conductor).

AO30420160226

Katie Derham presents recent performances from the BBC National Orchestra and Chorus of Wales including two favourite Russian works from the twentieth century with Radio 3 New Generation Artists. The chorus sings a harrowing account of the blitz in a setting of a poem by Dylan Thomas, and there's a recent studio recording of Prokfiev's suite from his rarely heard ballet The Tale of the Buffoon, a dark and murderous story commissioned by Diaghilev for his Ballets Russes.

2.00pm:

Prokofiev: Chout - suite op.21a

BBC National Orchestra of Wales

Perry So (conductor)

2.35pm:

Rachmaninov: Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini Op.43 for piano and orchestra

Pavel Kolesnikov (piano)

Tecwyn Evans (conductor)

3.05pm:

Shostakovich: Cello Concerto No. 1 in E flat major Op.107

Narek Hakhnazaryan (cello)

3.40pm:

Mathias: Ceremony after a Fire Raid Op.63

BBC National Chorus of Wales

Adrian Partington (director)

4.05pm:

Michael Berkeley: Gregorian Variations

Richard Hickox (conductor).

Katie Derham presents recent performances from the BBC National Orchestra and Chorus of Wales including two favourite Russian works from the twentieth century with Radio 3 New Generation Artists. The chorus sings a harrowing account of the blitz in a setting of a poem by Dylan Thomas, and there's a recent studio recording of Prokfiev's suite from his rarely heard ballet The Tale of the Buffoon, a dark and murderous story commissioned by Diaghilev for his Ballets Russes.

2.00pm:

Prokofiev: Chout - suite op.21a

BBC National Orchestra of Wales

Perry So (conductor)

2.35pm:

Rachmaninov: Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini Op.43 for piano and orchestra

Pavel Kolesnikov (piano)

Tecwyn Evans (conductor)

3.05pm:

Shostakovich: Cello Concerto No. 1 in E flat major Op.107

Narek Hakhnazaryan (cello)

3.40pm:

Mathias: Ceremony after a Fire Raid Op.63

BBC National Chorus of Wales

Adrian Partington (director)

4.05pm:

Michael Berkeley: Gregorian Variations

Richard Hickox (conductor).