BBC Symphony Orchestra

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"Stephen Jackson conducts the BBC SO, with soprano Carolyn Foulkes and baritone Ashley Holland, in Gerald Finzi's In Terra Pax and Herbet Howells's A Maid Peerless.

Nikos Christodoulou conducts the BBC Symphony Orchestra in Greek composer Skalkottas' Thema con variazione for orchestra.

The piece was the very last composition Skalkottas worked on, and orchestration was incomplete when the composer died in 1949.

Conductor and Skalkottas expert Christodoulou completed it for this recording.

The BBC Symphony Orchestra perform a jazz-inspired programme which combines Martin Butler's political fundraising Hootenanny which draws on American folk idioms, with two items written for Woody Herman.

Martin Robertson (clarinet)

BBC Symphony Orchestra

Martyn Brabbins, Pierre-Andre Valade (conductors)

Butler: Hootenanny

Stravinsky: Ebony Concerto

Bernstein: Prelude, fugue and riffs for clarinet and jazz orchestra

Jukka-Pekka Saraste presents a recent work by his fellow Finn Magnus Lindberg written for another of their countrymen, Kari Kriikku.

Magnus Lindberg: Clarinet Concerto

Kari Kriikku (Clarinet)

Jukka-Pekka Saraste (conductor).

Nikos Christodoulou conducts the BBC Symphony Orchestra in two pieces by Nikos Skalkottas: Little Suite for Strings (1942); Four Images (1948).

The magical and elusive character of the Northern Lights (Aurora Borealis) are captured in Finnish composer Uuno Klami's fantasy for orchestra.

John Störgards is the conductor."

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Stephen Jackson conducts the BBC SO, with soprano Carolyn Foulkes and baritone Ashley Holland, in Gerald Finzi's In Terra Pax and Herbet Howells's A Maid Peerless.

Nikos Christodoulou conducts the BBC Symphony Orchestra in Greek composer Skalkottas' Thema con variazione for orchestra.

The piece was the very last composition Skalkottas worked on, and orchestration was incomplete when the composer died in 1949.

Conductor and Skalkottas expert Christodoulou completed it for this recording.

The BBC Symphony Orchestra perform a jazz-inspired programme which combines Martin Butler's political fundraising Hootenanny which draws on American folk idioms, with two items written for Woody Herman.

Martin Robertson (clarinet)

Martyn Brabbins, Pierre-Andre Valade (conductors)

Butler: Hootenanny

Stravinsky: Ebony Concerto

Bernstein: Prelude, fugue and riffs for clarinet and jazz orchestra

Jukka-Pekka Saraste presents a recent work by his fellow Finn Magnus Lindberg written for another of their countrymen, Kari Kriikku.

Magnus Lindberg: Clarinet Concerto

Kari Kriikku (Clarinet)

Jukka-Pekka Saraste (conductor).

Nikos Christodoulou conducts the BBC Symphony Orchestra in two pieces by Nikos Skalkottas: Little Suite for Strings (1942); Four Images (1948).

The magical and elusive character of the Northern Lights (Aurora Borealis) are captured in Finnish composer Uuno Klami's fantasy for orchestra.

John Störgards is the conductor.