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AO30120160418

Katie Derham presents a week of concerts featuring highlights from the first BBC Proms Australia, held last week in Hamer Hall, Arts Centre Melbourne. Andrew Davis conducts the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra in a concert comprising the world premiere performance of Nigel Westlake's Dream of Flying, Saint-Saens' Cello Concerto no.1 with soloist Laura van der Heijden, and Berlioz's Symphonie fantastique. Plus music from this week's other featured ensemble - the BBC National Orchestra of Wales: Vaughan Williams inspired by Tallis, and Paul Stanhope inspired by Vaughan Williams.

2pm

Nigel Westlake: Dream of Flying BBC commission: world premiere

Camille Saint-Saëns: Cello Concerto No. 1 in A minor

Laura van der Heijden (cello)

c.2.30pm

Hector Berlioz: Symphonie fantastique (Episodes in the Life of an Artist), Op. 14

Melbourne Symphony Orchestra

Sir Andrew Davis (conductor)

c.3.25pm

Vaughan Williams Fantasia on a Theme of Thomas Tallis

BBC National Orchestra of Wales

Richard Hickox (conductor)

Paul Stanhope: Fantasia on a theme of Vaughan Williams

Andre de Ridder (conductor)

c.4pm

Holst: The Hymn of Jesus

Katie Derham presents a week of concerts featuring highlights from the first BBC Proms Australia, held last week in Hamer Hall, Arts Centre Melbourne. Andrew Davis conducts the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra in a concert comprising the world premiere performance of Nigel Westlake's Dream of Flying, Saint-Saens' Cello Concerto no.1 with soloist Laura van der Heijden, and Berlioz's Symphonie fantastique. Plus music from this week's other featured ensemble - the BBC National Orchestra of Wales: Vaughan Williams inspired by Tallis, and Paul Stanhope inspired by Vaughan Williams.

2pm

Nigel Westlake: Dream of Flying BBC commission: world premiere

Camille Saint-Saëns: Cello Concerto No. 1 in A minor

Laura van der Heijden (cello)

c.2.30pm

Hector Berlioz: Symphonie fantastique (Episodes in the Life of an Artist), Op. 14

Melbourne Symphony Orchestra

Sir Andrew Davis (conductor)

c.3.25pm

Vaughan Williams Fantasia on a Theme of Thomas Tallis

BBC National Orchestra of Wales

Richard Hickox (conductor)

Paul Stanhope: Fantasia on a theme of Vaughan Williams

Andre de Ridder (conductor)

c.4pm

Holst: The Hymn of Jesus

AO30220160419

Katie Derham continues a week featuring highlights from BBC Proms Australia, recorded last week in Melbourne. Today's concert is performed by the Queensland Symphony Orchestra, and includes Ginastera's 1st Piano Concerto and Bernstein's Symphonic Dances from West Side Story. Plus Australian music from this week's other featured ensemble - the BBC National Orchestra of Wales, peforming Grainger, Brett Dean and Ross Edwards.

2pm

Ginastera: Piano Concerto No. 1

c.2.25pm

Gershwin: Cuban Overture

Bernstein: West Side Story - Symphonic Dances

Sergio Tiempo (piano)

Queensland Symphony Orchestra

Alondra de la Parra (conductor)

c.3.05pm

Grainger: The Warriors

BBC National Orchestra of Wales

Richard Hickox (conductor)

Brett Dean: Three Memorials: Dispersal, Ceremonial, Komarov's Fall

Andre de Ridder (conductor)

c.3.55pm

Ross Edwards: Symphony no.2 (Earth Spirit Songs)

Emma Bell (soprano)

Brad Cohen (conductor).

Katie Derham continues a week featuring highlights from BBC Proms Australia, recorded last week in Melbourne. Today's concert is performed by the Queensland Symphony Orchestra, and includes Ginastera's 1st Piano Concerto and Bernstein's Symphonic Dances from West Side Story. Plus Australian music from this week's other featured ensemble - the BBC National Orchestra of Wales, peforming Grainger, Brett Dean and Ross Edwards.

2pm

Ginastera: Piano Concerto No. 1

c.2.25pm

Gershwin: Cuban Overture

Bernstein: West Side Story - Symphonic Dances

Sergio Tiempo (piano)

Queensland Symphony Orchestra

Alondra de la Parra (conductor)

c.3.05pm

Grainger: The Warriors

BBC National Orchestra of Wales

Richard Hickox (conductor)

Brett Dean: Three Memorials: Dispersal, Ceremonial, Komarov's Fall

Andre de Ridder (conductor)

c.3.55pm

Ross Edwards: Symphony no.2 (Earth Spirit Songs)

Emma Bell (soprano)

Brad Cohen (conductor).

AO30320160420

Katie Derham continues a week featuring highlights from BBC Proms Australia, recorded in Melbourne last week. Today's programme includes some of the music from the 'Last Night of the Proms', with contralto Liane Keegan singing Elgar's Sea Pictures, and Henry Wood's Fantasia on British Sea-Songs. And we stay with sea-themed music for more from this week's other featured orchestra, the BBC National Orchestra of Wales in Bax's The Sea.

2pm

Beethoven: Egmont - overture

Elgar: Sea Pictures

Elgar: Pomp and Circumstance March No 1 (Land of Hope and Glory)

Wood: Fantasia on British Sea-Songs

Liane Keegan (contralto)

Melbourne Symphony Orchestra and Chorus

Sir Andrew Davis (conductor)

c.3pm

Bridge: The Sea

BBC National Orchestra of Wales

Richard Hickox (conductor).

Katie Derham continues a week featuring highlights from BBC Proms Australia, recorded in Melbourne last week. Today's programme includes some of the music from the 'Last Night of the Proms', with contralto Liane Keegan singing Elgar's Sea Pictures, and Henry Wood's Fantasia on British Sea-Songs. And we stay with sea-themed music for more from this week's other featured orchestra, the BBC National Orchestra of Wales in Bax's The Sea.

2pm

Beethoven: Egmont - overture

Elgar: Sea Pictures

Elgar: Pomp and Circumstance March No 1 (Land of Hope and Glory)

Wood: Fantasia on British Sea-Songs

Liane Keegan (contralto)

Melbourne Symphony Orchestra and Chorus

Sir Andrew Davis (conductor)

c.3pm

Bridge: The Sea

BBC National Orchestra of Wales

Richard Hickox (conductor).

AO30420160422

Katie Derham concludes a week featuring BBC Proms Australia, recorded in Melbourne last week. In today's programme Andrew Davis conducts the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra and Chorus in favourites from the 'Last Night of the Proms'. Plus Australian and English music from this week's other featured ensemble, the BBC National Orchestra of Wales.

2pm

Dvorák: Slavonic Dances, Op.46, Nos. 2, 3 and 8

Grainger: In a Nutshell

Parry, orch. Elgar: Jerusalem

Melbourne Symphony Orchestra and Chorus

Andrew Davis (conductor)

c.2.50pm

Britten: Serenade Op.31 for tenor, horn and strings

Philip Langridge (tenor)

David Pyatt (horn)

BBC National Orchestra of Wales

Richard Hickox (conductor)

Peter Sculthorpe: Earth Cry

Brad Cohen (conductor)

3.20pm

Ross Edwards: Concerto for Oboe

David Cowley (oboe)

Grant Llewellyn (conductor)

George Lentz: Ngangkar

c.3.55pm

Elgar: Variations on an Original Theme

Katie Derham concludes a week featuring BBC Proms Australia, recorded in Melbourne last week. In today's programme Andrew Davis conducts the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra and Chorus in favourites from the 'Last Night of the Proms'. Plus Australian and English music from this week's other featured ensemble, the BBC National Orchestra of Wales.

2pm

Dvorák: Slavonic Dances, Op.46, Nos. 2, 3 and 8

Grainger: In a Nutshell

Parry, orch. Elgar: Jerusalem

Melbourne Symphony Orchestra and Chorus

Andrew Davis (conductor)

c.2.50pm

Britten: Serenade Op.31 for tenor, horn and strings

Philip Langridge (tenor)

David Pyatt (horn)

BBC National Orchestra of Wales

Richard Hickox (conductor)

Peter Sculthorpe: Earth Cry

Brad Cohen (conductor)

3.20pm

Ross Edwards: Concerto for Oboe

David Cowley (oboe)

Grant Llewellyn (conductor)

George Lentz: Ngangkar

c.3.55pm

Elgar: Variations on an Original Theme