The BBC Philharmonic Performs British Music

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All this week Catriona Young presents the BBC Philharmonic in music from the British Isles to launch Afternoon on 3's British music season.

Today, two of the most popular pieces in the orchestral repertoire, by Elgar and Vaughan Williams, alongside the first performance of a symphony by the Yorkshire-born composer Arnold Cooke.

2pm

Bax: Overture to a Picaresque Comedy

BBC Philharmonic

Michael Seal (conductor)

Elgar: Cello Concerto

Daniel Müller-Schott (cello)

Vassily Sinaisky (conductor)

c.2.45pm

Arnold Cooke: Symphony No 6 (first performance)

Andrew Gourlay (conductor)

c.3.15pm

Elgar: Serenade for strings

John Wilson (conductor)

Vaughan Williams: The Lark Ascending

Tasmin Little (violin)

Leo Hussain (conductor)

c.3.45pm

David Matthews: Symphony No 8

Jac van Steen (conductor).

AO302The BBC Philharmonic live from MediaCityUK Salford20160913

AO302The BBC Philharmonic live from MediaCityUK Salford20160913

Afternoon on 3 with Catriona Young

2pm LIVE

Tom Redmond presents a live afternoon concert from the BBC Philharmonic and conductor Michael Seal as part of Afternoon on 3's British music season - opening and closing with music Elgar originally composed as a young boy for a play written with his brothers and sisters.

The orchestra are joined by BBC New Generation Artist Alec Frank-Gemmill for Malcolm Arnold's First Horn Concerto, followed by John Foulds' ecstatic symphonic poem April - England

Elgar: The Wand of Youth - Suite No.1

Arnold: Horn Concerto No.1

Foulds: April - England

Elgar: The Wand of Youth - Suite No.2

Alec Frank-Gemmill (horn)

BBC Philharmonic

Michael Seal (conductor)

c.3.20pm

Catriona Young presents more music from the BBC Philharmonic continuing their British theme, including The Seasons by Scottish composer Thea Musgrave, first inspired by a visit to New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Edward Cowie: Ruskin's Dreams - Coniston (Clarinet Concerto No.3)

Julian Bliss (clarinet)

BBC Philharmonic

Michael Seal (conductor)

c.3.50pm

Thea Musgrave: The Seasons

BBC Philharmonic

Michael Seal (conductor).

AO302The Bbc Philharmonic Live From Mediacityuk Salford20160913

Afternoon on 3 with Catriona Young

2pm LIVE

Tom Redmond presents a live afternoon concert from the BBC Philharmonic and conductor Michael Seal as part of Afternoon on 3's British music season - opening and closing with music Elgar originally composed as a young boy for a play written with his brothers and sisters.

The orchestra are joined by BBC New Generation Artist Alec Frank-Gemmill for Malcolm Arnold's First Horn Concerto, followed by John Foulds' ecstatic symphonic poem April - England

Elgar: The Wand of Youth - Suite No.1

Arnold: Horn Concerto No.1

Foulds: April - England

Elgar: The Wand of Youth - Suite No.2

Alec Frank-Gemmill (horn)

BBC Philharmonic

Michael Seal (conductor)

c.3.20pm

Catriona Young presents more music from the BBC Philharmonic continuing their British theme, including The Seasons by Scottish composer Thea Musgrave, first inspired by a visit to New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Edward Cowie: Ruskin's Dreams - Coniston (Clarinet Concerto No.3)

Julian Bliss (clarinet)

c.3.50pm

Thea Musgrave: The Seasons

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AO30320160914

Catriona Young presents the BBC Philharmonic in music from England as part of Afternoon on 3's British music season.

Today, conductor John Wilson joins the orchestra for music by Delius, and Alpesh Chauhan conducts them in Elgar's much loved Enigma Variations

2pm

Delius: A Song of Summer

BBC Philharmonic

John Wilson (conductor)

c.2.20pm

York Bowen: Viola Concerto

Lawrence Power (viola)

BBC Philharmonic

Michael Seal (conductor)

c.2.55pm

Elgar: Variations on an Original Theme (Enigma)

BBC Philharmonic

Alpesh Chauhan (conductor).

AO30320160914

Catriona Young presents the BBC Philharmonic in music from England as part of Afternoon on 3's British music season.

Today, conductor John Wilson joins the orchestra for music by Delius, and Alpesh Chauhan conducts them in Elgar's much loved Enigma Variations

2pm

Delius: A Song of Summer

BBC Philharmonic

John Wilson (conductor)

c.2.20pm

York Bowen: Viola Concerto

Lawrence Power (viola)

Michael Seal (conductor)

c.2.55pm

Elgar: Variations on an Original Theme (Enigma)

Alpesh Chauhan (conductor).

AO304BBC Philharmonic Live from MediaCityUK in Salford20160916

AO304BBC Philharmonic Live from MediaCityUK in Salford20160916

Afternoon on 3 with Catriona Young.

2pm LIVE

Tom Redmond presents a live afternoon concert from the BBC Philharmonic as part of Afternoon on 3's British music season. Works by Oliver Knussen and Anthony Payne sit alongside Elgar's playful Nursery Suite, taken from sketches from his childhood, and Britten's powerful Sinfonia da Requiem

Oliver Knussen: The Way to Castle Yonder

Elgar: Nursery Suite

Anthony Payne: Half-Heard in the Stillness

Finzi: Farewell to Arms*

Britten: Sinfonia da Requiem

Robin Tritschler (tenor) *

BBC Philharmonic

Andrew Gourlay (conductor)

c.3.10pm

Catriona Young concludes the BBC Philharmonic's week of music by British composers with works by Ivor Gurney, David Matthews and Stanford's Clarinet Concerto.

Gurney: A Gloucestershire Rhapsody

BBC Philharmonic

Michael Seal (conductor)

Stanford: Clarinet Concerto

John Bradbury (clarinet)

BBC Philharmonic

John Wilson (conductor)

David Matthews: Toward Sunrise

BBC Philharmonic

Jac van Steen (conductor).

AO304Bbc Philharmonic Live From Mediacityuk In Salford20160916

Afternoon on 3 with Catriona Young.

2pm LIVE

Tom Redmond presents a live afternoon concert from the BBC Philharmonic as part of Afternoon on 3's British music season. Works by Oliver Knussen and Anthony Payne sit alongside Elgar's playful Nursery Suite, taken from sketches from his childhood, and Britten's powerful Sinfonia da Requiem

Oliver Knussen: The Way to Castle Yonder

Elgar: Nursery Suite

Anthony Payne: Half-Heard in the Stillness

Finzi: Farewell to Arms*

Britten: Sinfonia da Requiem

Robin Tritschler (tenor) *

BBC Philharmonic

Andrew Gourlay (conductor)

c.3.10pm

Catriona Young concludes the BBC Philharmonic's week of music by British composers with works by Ivor Gurney, David Matthews and Stanford's Clarinet Concerto.

Gurney: A Gloucestershire Rhapsody

Michael Seal (conductor)

Stanford: Clarinet Concerto

John Bradbury (clarinet)

John Wilson (conductor)

David Matthews: Toward Sunrise

Jac van Steen (conductor).