BBC Proms 2016 On The World Service [world Service]

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Nicola Benedetti Plays Korngold's Violin Concerto2015081520150816 (WS)

Music of the Sea and Silver Screen: Britten’s Four Sea Interludes and Korngold’s Concerto.

Britten: Four Sea Interludes from 'Peter Grimes'

Korngold: Violin Concerto in D

Nicola Benedetti (violin)

Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra

Kirill Karabits (conductor)

Scottish-born Nicola Benedetti has attracted a lot of attention. She was a soloist at the 2014 Commonwealth Games opening, BBC Young Musician of the Year, twice Best Female Artist at the Classical Brits and a leading partner of Venezuela’s pioneering El Sistema.

BBC Radio 3 presenter Andrew McGregor is joined by BBC Special Correspondent Razia Iqbal.

Benjamin Britten (1913 –1976)

Four Sea Interludes from 'Peter Grimes' (1945)

Britten’s orchestral Four Sea Interludes were originally composed to allow for changes of scenery in his opera Peter Grimes but soon became established as one of his most popular works for the concert hall. Peter Grimes is set in a fishing village on the eastern coast of England and tells the tragic story of a cruel fisherman and the people who come into contact with him.

Erich Wolfgang Korngold (1897- 1957)

Violin Concerto in D, Op. 35 (1945)

The popular ity of Korngold’s Violin Concerto has waxed and waned, a good illustration of how musical tastes change. At its premiere in 1947, critics dismissed it as "film music". Korngold’s concerto is film music but of the best kind - all three movements are based on scores for Hollywood movies which he wrote some 10 years earlier.

(Photo Credit:Chris Christodoulou)

Music of the Sea and Silver Screen: Britten’s Four Sea Interludes and Korngold’s Concerto.

Britten: Four Sea Interludes from 'Peter Grimes'

Korngold: Violin Concerto in D

Nicola Benedetti (violin)

Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra

Kirill Karabits (conductor)

Scottish-born Nicola Benedetti has attracted a lot of attention. She was a soloist at the 2014 Commonwealth Games opening, BBC Young Musician of the Year, twice Best Female Artist at the Classical Brits and a leading partner of Venezuela’s pioneering El Sistema.

BBC Radio 3 presenter Andrew McGregor is joined by BBC Special Correspondent Razia Iqbal.

Benjamin Britten (1913 –1976)

Four Sea Interludes from 'Peter Grimes' (1945)

Britten’s orchestral Four Sea Interludes were originally composed to allow for changes of scenery in his opera Peter Grimes but soon became established as one of his most popular works for the concert hall. Peter Grimes is set in a fishing village on the eastern coast of England and tells the tragic story of a cruel fisherman and the people who come into contact with him.

Erich Wolfgang Korngold (1897- 1957)

Violin Concerto in D, Op. 35 (1945)

The popular ity of Korngold’s Violin Concerto has waxed and waned, a good illustration of how musical tastes change. At its premiere in 1947, critics dismissed it as "film music". Korngold’s concerto is film music but of the best kind - all three movements are based on scores for Hollywood movies which he wrote some 10 years earlier.

(Photo Credit:Chris Christodoulou)