BBC National Orchestra Of Wales In British Music, The [Afternoon Concert]

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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)
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Tecwyn Evans (conductor)

2.45pm
Alan Rawsthorne: Symphonic Studies
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Perry So (conductor)

3.10pm
Hilary Tann: The Grey Tide and the Green
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Tecwyn Evans (conductor)

3.25pm
Daniel Jones: Symphony (in memory of John Fussell)
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Tecwyn Evans (conductor)

4.05pm
Bridge: The Sea
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Martyn Brabbins.

BBC NOW in Hoddinott, Matthias, Rawsthorne, Hilary Tann, Daniel Jones and Frank Bridge.

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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)
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Richard Hickox (conductor)

2.50pm
Tippett: Ritual Dances from The Midsummer Marriage
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Richard Hickox (conductor)

3.15pm
Holst: The Hymn of Jesus, Op.37
Gloucester Cathedral Choir
BBC National Chorus of Wales
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Richard Hickox (conductor)

3.40pm
Elgar (orch Gordon Jacob): Organ Sonata, Op.28
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Richard Hickox (conductor)

4.05pm
Stanford: Songs of the Sea, Op.91
Gerald Finley (baritone)
BBC National Chorus of Wales
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Richard Hickox (conductor).

The BBC NOW performs music by Bridge, Leighton, Tippett, Holst, Elgar and Stanford.

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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
Guto Puw: Violin Concerto
Madeleine Mitchell (violin)
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Edwin Outwater (conductor)

2.50pm
Mark David Boden: Ghyll
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Edwin Outwater (conductor)

3.05pm
Karl Jenkins: Euphonium Concerto
David Childs (euphonium)
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Bramwell Tovey (conductor).

The BBC NOW plays music by Elgar, Guto Puw, Mark Boden and Karl Jenkins. With Penny Gore.

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