Shakespeare And Friends


APERF0120061030This week's concerts features music written for and inspired by the works of Shakespeare and other literary giants.Louise Fryer introduces the BBC National Orchestra of Wales.


Coriolan Overture

Joseph Swensen (conductor)

Walton, arr.

Muir Mathieson: Hamlet and Ophelia

Richard Hickox (conductor)

Glazunov: Violin Concerto in A minor

Lesley Hatfield

Walter Weller (conductor)

Debussy, compl.

Roger-Ducasse: King Lear

Tadaaki Otaka (conductor)

Prokofiev: Romeo and Juliet (extracts)

Martyn Brabbins (conductor)

Bernstein: Symphonic Dances (West Side Story)

Eric Stern (conductor).


APERF0320061101Louise Fryer introduces the BBC Philharmonic.

Walton, arr.

Muir Mathieson: Henry V - suite adapted from the film score

Durham Cathedral Consort of Singers

Durham University Choral Society

Rumon Gamba (conductor)

Respighi: Ancient Airs and Dances Suite No 2

Gianandrea Noseda (conductor)

Grieg: Peer Gynt ? Suite No 1

Berlioz: Romeo and Juliet (extracts)


APERF0420061102Louise Fryer introduces the BBC Concert Orchestra.

German: Romeo and Juliet (excerpts)

John Wilson (conductor)

Mendelssohn: Symphony No 2

Mary Nelson (soprano)

Victoria Simmonds (mezzo)

William Kendal (tenor)

Guildford Choral Society

Hilary Davan Wetton (conductor)

German: The Willow Song (Othello)

Montague Phillip: Hampton Court Overture

Gavin Sutherland (conductor).

APERF05 LAST20061103Louise Fryer introduces the BBC Philharmonic.

Smetana: Haakon Jarl

Gianandrea Noseda (conductor)

Shostakovich: Hamlet - suite from the film music

Vassily Sinaisky (conductor)

Tchaikovsky: Romeo and Juliet - Fantasy overture

Rachmaninov, orch.

Respighi: 5 Etudes-tableaux

Smetana: Richard III