Into The Forest [afternoon Concert]

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01Monday20180618

Georgia Mann presents a programme devoted to the magic of forests.

Unique performances with BBC Orchestras, Choirs and other great orchestras

Into the Forest

Georgia Mann presents the first in a week of programmes devoted to the magic of forests, including music by Smetana and Messiaen, and beginning with a concert given by the BBC Symphony Orchestra at the Barbican.

Clyne: This midnight hour
Britten: Violin Concerto Op.15
Beethoven: Symphony no. 6 in F major Op.68 (Pastoral)

Vilde Frang, violin
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Sakari Oramo, conductor

3.30: A selection of music evoking the different moods of the forest, including works by Messiaen, Smetana and Glazunov.

In midsummer week, Radio 3 enters one of the most potent sources of the human imagination. 'Into the Forest' explores the enchantment, escape and magical danger of the forest in summer, with slow radio moments featuring the sounds of the forest, allowing time out from today's often frenetic world.

02Tuesday20180619

Georgia Mann presents a programme devoted to the Romantic forest.

Unique performances with BBC Orchestras, Choirs and other great orchestras

Georgia Mann presents the second in a week of programmes devoted to the magic of the Romantic forest, beginning with a concert given by the Dresden Staatskapelle.

Beethoven: Piano Concerto No 1 in C, Op 15

Bruckner: Symphony No 4 in E flat major (Romantic)

András Schiff, piano
Dresden Staatskapelle
Herbert Blomstedt, conductor

3.45: A selection of music evoking the forest in its different moods, including works by Raff, Elgar and Roussel.

In midsummer week, Radio 3 enters one of the most potent sources of the human imagination. 'Into the Forest' explores the enchantment, escape and magical danger of the forest in summer, through the music it has inspired and slow radio moments featuring the sounds of the forest.

03Wednesday20180620

Georgia Mann presents the third in a week of programmes devoted to the theme of forests.

Unique performances with BBC Orchestras, Choirs and other great orchestras

Georgia Mann presents the third in a week of programmes devoted to the theme of forests, including the Pagan Symphony by Granville Bantock, and beginning with a concert of concertante works, given by the BBC Symphony Orchestra.

Martinsson: Open mind Op.71
Gliere: Horn Concerto in B flat major, Op 91
Saint-Saëns Cello Concerto No 1 in A minor, Op 33
Alfven: Midsummer Vigil - Swedish Rhapsody No 1, Op 19

Alec Frank-Gemmill, horn
Narek Hakhnazaryan, cello
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Rumon Gamba, conductor

3.10: Bantock: Pagan Symphony
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Michael Seal, conductor

In midsummer week, Radio 3 enters one of the most potent sources of the human imagination. Into the Forest explores the enchantment, escape and magical danger of the forest in summer, through the music it has inspired and slow radio moments featuring the sounds of the forest.

04Friday20180622

Georgia Mann presents a programme devoted to the magic of forests.

Unique performances with BBC Orchestras, Choirs and other great orchestras

Georgia Mann presents the last in a week of programmes devoted to the magic of forests, beginning with a concert given by the BBC National Symphony Orchestra or Wales, conducted by Xian Zhang.

Tchaikovsky: Romeo and Juliet - fantasy overture
Gliere: Harp Concerto, Op 74
Tchaikovsky: The Sleeping beauty - Suite, Op 66a

Catrin Finch, harp
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Xian Zhang, conductor

3.15: A selection of music evoking the forest, including works by Koechlin and Ravel.

In midsummer week, Radio 3 enters one of the most potent sources of the human imagination. 'Into the Forest' explores the enchantment, escape and magical danger of the forest in summer, with slow radio moments featuring the sounds of the forest, allowing time out from today's often frenetic world.