The BBC National Orchestra Of Wales In British Music

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AO301Welsh Music20170123

Penny Gore introduces a week of British Music with the BBC National Orchestra of Wales as part of Afternoon on 3's British Music Season. Includes a concert recorded in Cardiff last November with Nicola Heywood Thomas, as part of the Welsh Foundations Series, focusing on three major composers of the twentieth century - Alun Hoddinott, William Mathias and Daniel Jones. Nicola also talks to a Welsh composer who has left her native land to live and work in the USA - Hilary Tann. The final programme in the series is live this Friday from the home of the orchestra, BBC Hoddinott Hall in Cardiff.

2pm

Alun Hoddinott: The Sun, the Great Luminary of the Universe, Op 76

BBC National Orchestra of Wales

Tecwyn Evans (conductor)

2.20pm

William Mathias: Piano Concerto No 3, Op 40

Llŷr Williams (piano)

2.45pm

Alan Rawsthorne: Symphonic Studies

Perry So (conductor)

3.10pm

Hilary Tann: The Grey Tide and the Green

3.25pm

Daniel Jones: Symphony (in memory of John Fussell)

4.05pm

Bridge: The Sea

Martyn Brabbins.

AO30220170124

Penny Gore presents a week of British Music with the BBC National Orchestra of Wales as part of Afternoon on 3's British Music Season. From 2000 to 2006, Richard Hickox was Principal Conductor with the orchestra, and together they recorded many CDs of British music. Today Penny features some of the highlights of that rich legacy, and talks to Adrian Partington, Director of the BBC National Chorus of Wales, and who worked closely with Richard throughout that period.

2.00pm

Bridge: Enter Spring

BBC National Orchestra of Wales

Richard Hickox (conductor)

2.20pm

Leighton: Organ Concerto

John Scott (organ)

2.50pm

Tippett: Ritual Dances from The Midsummer Marriage

3.15pm

Holst: The Hymn of Jesus, Op.37

Gloucester Cathedral Choir

BBC National Chorus of Wales

3.40pm

Elgar (orch Gordon Jacob): Organ Sonata, Op.28

4.05pm

Stanford: Songs of the Sea, Op.91

Gerald Finley (baritone)

AO30320170125

Penny Gore presents a week of concerts by the BBC National Orchestra of Wales as part of Afternoon on 3's British Music Season. Today features recent concerto performances from Llandudno and Cardiff including highlights from the 2016 Vale of Glamorgan Festival.

2.00pm

Elgar: Cello Concerto in E minor, Op.85

Leonard Elschenbroich (cello)

BBC National Orchestra of Wales

Christoph Koenig (conductor)

2.30pm

Mark Boden: Ghyll

Edwin Outwater (conductor)

2.50pm

Guto Puw: Violin Concerto

Madeleine Mitchell (violin)

3.05pm

Karl Jenkins: Euphonium Concerto

David Childs (euphonium)

Bramwell Tovey (conductor).