BBC Singers And Symphony Orchestra

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AO30120130325"Louise Fryer presents a week of programmes featuring the BBC Symphony Orchestra and BBC Singers in Russian repertoire and music for Holy Week. As part of Baroque Spring on Radio 3, the BBC Singers perform motets by J S Bach and his predecessors and successors in the post of Cantor at St Thomas's Church in Leipzig. The BBC Symphony play pieces by Prokofiev and his Russian forefathers and contemporaries.

Glinka: Overture to A Life for the Tsar

BBC SO,

Conductor Mikhail Agrest.

2.10pm

J S Bach: Jesu meine Freude, BWV.227

BBC Singers,

David Hill (conductor),

Stephen Farr (organ).

2.30pm

Prokofiev: The Prodigal Son - Symphonic Suite, Op. 46a

BBC SO,

Conductor Mikhail Agrest.

Sethus Calvisius: Singet dem Herrn ein neues Lied

BBC Singers,

David Hill (conductor),

Stephen Farr (organ).

2.55pm

Rachmaninov: The Isle of the Dead

BBC SO,

Conductor David Robertson.

3.15pm

Patric Standford: A Mass for Hildegard of Bingen

BBC Singers,

Conductor Paul Brough.

3.30pm

Tchaikovsky: Symphony no. 6 in B minor (Pathétique)

BBC SO,

Conductor Jiri Belohlavek."

AO30120130325"Louise Fryer presents a week of programmes featuring the BBC Symphony Orchestra and BBC Singers in Russian repertoire and music for Holy Week. As part of Baroque Spring on Radio 3, the BBC Singers perform motets by J S Bach and his predecessors and successors in the post of Cantor at St Thomas's Church in Leipzig. The BBC Symphony play pieces by Prokofiev and his Russian forefathers and contemporaries.

Glinka: Overture to A Life for the Tsar

BBC SO,

Conductor Mikhail Agrest.

2.10pm

J S Bach: Jesu meine Freude, BWV.227

BBC Singers,

David Hill (conductor),

Stephen Farr (organ).

2.30pm

Prokofiev: The Prodigal Son - Symphonic Suite, Op. 46a

Sethus Calvisius: Singet dem Herrn ein neues Lied

2.55pm

Rachmaninov: The Isle of the Dead

Conductor David Robertson.

3.15pm

Patric Standford: A Mass for Hildegard of Bingen

Conductor Paul Brough.

3.30pm

Tchaikovsky: Symphony no. 6 in B minor (Pathétique)

Conductor Jiri Belohlavek."

AO30220130326"Louise Fryer presents a week of programmes featuring the BBC Symphony Orchestra and BBC Singers in Russian repertoire and music for Holy Week. As part of Radio 3's Baroque Spring, the BBC Singers perform motets by J S Bach and his predecessors and successors in the post of Cantor at St Thomas's Church in Leipzig. The BBC Symphony play pieces by Prokofiev and his Russian forefathers and contemporaries.

Today's programme starts with a live concert by the BBC Symphony Orchestra from their London home at the BBC's Maida Vale studios. Martyn Brabbins conducts a special Holy Week selection of music by two living composers - Scotsman James MacMillan and Russian Sofia Gubaidulina - together with a rarely heard Easter-inspired symphonic poem by the famous Italian conductor (and composer) Victor De Sabata.

Plus the BBC Singers with music by one of J S Bach's Leipzig predecessors, and a Prokofiev Symphony performed a couple of weeks ago by the BBC SO.

LIVE

James MacMillan: Exsultet

Gubaidulina: Seven Words

with James Crabb (bayan) and David Cohen (cello)

2.45pm

Victor de Sabata: Gethsemani

BBC SO,

Conductor Martyn Brabbins.

3.15pm

Sethus Calvisius: Unser leben währet siebzig Jahr; Zion spricht: Der Herr hat mich verlassen

BBC Singers,

Conductor David Hill,

Stephen Farr (organ).

3.40pm

Prokofiev: Symphony no. 7 in C sharp minor, Op. 131

BBCSO,

Conductor Alan Buribayev."

AO30220130326"Louise Fryer presents a week of programmes featuring the BBC Symphony Orchestra and BBC Singers in Russian repertoire and music for Holy Week. As part of Radio 3's Baroque Spring, the BBC Singers perform motets by J S Bach and his predecessors and successors in the post of Cantor at St Thomas's Church in Leipzig. The BBC Symphony play pieces by Prokofiev and his Russian forefathers and contemporaries.

Today's programme starts with a live concert by the BBC Symphony Orchestra from their London home at the BBC's Maida Vale studios. Martyn Brabbins conducts a special Holy Week selection of music by two living composers - Scotsman James MacMillan and Russian Sofia Gubaidulina - together with a rarely heard Easter-inspired symphonic poem by the famous Italian conductor (and composer) Victor De Sabata.

Plus the BBC Singers with music by one of J S Bach's Leipzig predecessors, and a Prokofiev Symphony performed a couple of weeks ago by the BBC SO.

LIVE

James MacMillan: Exsultet

Gubaidulina: Seven Words

with James Crabb (bayan) and David Cohen (cello)

2.45pm

Victor de Sabata: Gethsemani

BBC SO,

Conductor Martyn Brabbins.

3.15pm

Sethus Calvisius: Unser leben währet siebzig Jahr; Zion spricht: Der Herr hat mich verlassen

BBC Singers,

Conductor David Hill,

Stephen Farr (organ).

3.40pm

Prokofiev: Symphony no. 7 in C sharp minor, Op. 131

Conductor Alan Buribayev."

AO30320130327"Louise Fryer presents a week of programmes featuring the BBC Symphony Orchestra and BBC Singers in Russian repertoire and music for Holy Week. As part of Radio 3's Baroque Spring, the BBC Singers perform motets by J S Bach and his predecessors and successors in the post of Cantor at St Thomas's Church in Leipzig. The BBC Symphony play pieces by Prokofiev and his Russian forefathers and contemporaries.

Prokofiev: Piano Concerto no. 1 in D flat major, Op.10

BBC SO,

Nikolai Lugansky (piano),

Conductor Jiri Belohlavek.

2.15pm

J H Schein: Ich will schweigen; Alleluja - Wohl dem, der den Heeren fürchtet

BBC Singers,

Conductor David Hill,

Stephen Farr (organ).

2.30pm

Scriabin: Symphony no. 2 in C minor, Op. 29

BBC SO,

Conductor Vassily Sinaisky."

AO30320130327"Louise Fryer presents a week of programmes featuring the BBC Symphony Orchestra and BBC Singers in Russian repertoire and music for Holy Week. As part of Radio 3's Baroque Spring, the BBC Singers perform motets by J S Bach and his predecessors and successors in the post of Cantor at St Thomas's Church in Leipzig. The BBC Symphony play pieces by Prokofiev and his Russian forefathers and contemporaries.

Prokofiev: Piano Concerto no. 1 in D flat major, Op.10

BBC SO,

Nikolai Lugansky (piano),

Conductor Jiri Belohlavek.

2.15pm

J H Schein: Ich will schweigen; Alleluja - Wohl dem, der den Heeren fürchtet

BBC Singers,

Conductor David Hill,

Stephen Farr (organ).

2.30pm

Scriabin: Symphony no. 2 in C minor, Op. 29

Conductor Vassily Sinaisky."

AO304 LAST20130329"Louise Fryer presents a new version of the classic tale of Rat, Mole, Badger and Toad - combining the talents of the BBC Symphony Orchestra and a special cast. Plus a selection of Good Friday music by Wagner, Harrer, Hauptmann and Pergolesi.

Neil Brand: The Wind in the Willows

Toad - Stephen Mangan

Mole .....Claire Skinner

Badger .....Philip Jackson

Rat .....Carl Prekopp

Otter .....Patrick Brennan

Bargee .....Liza Sadovy

Judge .....Paul Stonehouse

Girl .....Stephanie Racine

Singers: Genevieve Hamilton, Amanda Morrison, Julia Batchelor-Walsh, Jonathan English, Daniel Auchincloss and William Gaunt,

BBC SO,

Conductor Timothy Brock.

3.10pm

Wagner: Good Friday Music (from Parsifal)

BBC SO,

Martyn Brabbins (conductor).

3.20pm

J Gottlieb Harrer: Mein Herz ist bereit

Moritz Hauptmann: Sanctus, Benedictus and Agnus Dei from Mass in F minor, Op. 18

BBC Singers,

Conductor David Hill.

3.40pm

Pergolesi: Stabat Mater

Sophie Karthäuser (soprano),

Christophe Dumaux (countertenor),

Akademie für Alte Musik, Berlin,

Director René Jacobs."

AO304 LAST20130329"Louise Fryer presents a new version of the classic tale of Rat, Mole, Badger and Toad - combining the talents of the BBC Symphony Orchestra and a special cast. Plus a selection of Good Friday music by Wagner, Harrer, Hauptmann and Pergolesi.

Neil Brand: The Wind in the Willows

Toad - Stephen Mangan

Mole....Claire Skinner

Badger....Philip Jackson

Rat....Carl Prekopp

Otter....Patrick Brennan

Bargee....Liza Sadovy

Judge....Paul Stonehouse

Girl....Stephanie Racine

Singers: Genevieve Hamilton, Amanda Morrison, Julia Batchelor-Walsh, Jonathan English, Daniel Auchincloss and William Gaunt,

BBC SO,

Conductor Timothy Brock.

3.10pm

Wagner: Good Friday Music (from Parsifal)

Martyn Brabbins (conductor).

3.20pm

J Gottlieb Harrer: Mein Herz ist bereit

Moritz Hauptmann: Sanctus, Benedictus and Agnus Dei from Mass in F minor, Op. 18

BBC Singers,

Conductor David Hill.

3.40pm

Pergolesi: Stabat Mater

Sophie Karthäuser (soprano),

Christophe Dumaux (countertenor),

Akademie für Alte Musik, Berlin,

Director René Jacobs."

AO304 LAST20130329"Louise Fryer presents a new version of the classic tale of Rat, Mole, Badger and Toad - combining the talents of the BBC Symphony Orchestra and a special cast. Plus a selection of Good Friday music by Wagner, Harrer, Hauptmann and Pergolesi.

Neil Brand: The Wind in the Willows

Toad - Stephen Mangan

Mole....Claire Skinner

Badger....Philip Jackson

Rat....Carl Prekopp

Otter....Patrick Brennan

Bargee....Liza Sadovy

Judge....Paul Stonehouse

Girl....Stephanie Racine

Singers: Genevieve Hamilton, Amanda Morrison, Julia Batchelor-Walsh, Jonathan English, Daniel Auchincloss and William Gaunt,

BBC SO,

Conductor Timothy Brock.

3.10pm

Wagner: Good Friday Music (from Parsifal)

Martyn Brabbins (conductor).

3.20pm

J Gottlieb Harrer: Mein Herz ist bereit

Moritz Hauptmann: Sanctus, Benedictus and Agnus Dei from Mass in F minor, Op. 18

BBC Singers,

Conductor David Hill.

3.40pm

Pergolesi: Stabat Mater

Sophie Karthäuser (soprano),

Christophe Dumaux (countertenor),

Akademie für Alte Musik, Berlin,

Director René Jacobs.

Louise Fryer presents a new version of the classic tale of Rat, Mole, Badger and Toad - combining the talents of the BBC Symphony Orchestra and a special cast. Plus a selection of Good Friday music by Wagner, Harrer, Hauptmann and Pergolesi.

Neil Brand: The Wind in the Willows

Toad - Stephen Mangan

Mole....Claire Skinner

Badger....Philip Jackson

Rat....Carl Prekopp

Otter....Patrick Brennan

Bargee....Liza Sadovy

Judge....Paul Stonehouse

Girl....Stephanie Racine

Singers: Genevieve Hamilton, Amanda Morrison, Julia Batchelor-Walsh, Jonathan English, Daniel Auchincloss and William Gaunt,

BBC SO,

Conductor Timothy Brock.

3.10pm

Wagner: Good Friday Music (from Parsifal)

Martyn Brabbins (conductor).

3.20pm

J Gottlieb Harrer: Mein Herz ist bereit

Moritz Hauptmann: Sanctus, Benedictus and Agnus Dei from Mass in F minor, Op. 18

BBC Singers,

Conductor David Hill.

3.40pm

Pergolesi: Stabat Mater

Sophie Karthäuser (soprano),

Christophe Dumaux (countertenor),

Akademie für Alte Musik, Berlin,

Director René Jacobs."

AO304 LAST20130329Louise Fryer presents a new version of the classic tale of Rat, Mole, Badger and Toad - combining the talents of the BBC Symphony Orchestra and a special cast. Plus a selection of Good Friday music by Wagner, Harrer, Hauptmann and Pergolesi.

Neil Brand: The Wind in the Willows

Toad - Stephen Mangan

Mole....Claire Skinner

Badger....Philip Jackson

Rat....Carl Prekopp

Otter....Patrick Brennan

Bargee....Liza Sadovy

Judge....Paul Stonehouse

Girl....Stephanie Racine

Singers: Genevieve Hamilton, Amanda Morrison, Julia Batchelor-Walsh, Jonathan English, Daniel Auchincloss and William Gaunt,

BBC SO,

Conductor Timothy Brock.

3.10pm

Wagner: Good Friday Music (from Parsifal)

Martyn Brabbins (conductor).

3.20pm

J Gottlieb Harrer: Mein Herz ist bereit

Moritz Hauptmann: Sanctus, Benedictus and Agnus Dei from Mass in F minor, Op. 18

BBC Singers,

Conductor David Hill.

3.40pm

Pergolesi: Stabat Mater

Sophie Karthäuser (soprano),

Christophe Dumaux (countertenor),

Akademie für Alte Musik, Berlin,

Director René Jacobs.