|Programme Catalogue - Details: 07 September 1995||19950907|
Producer: T BLACK
Next in series: A SHAKESPEARE GALA
Previous in series: 24 August 1995
07 Sep 1995 15:55-17:00 (RADIO 3)
Recorded on 1993-10-19.
|Programme Catalogue - Details: A Shakespeare Gala||19950909|
Next in series: CASTLEWARD CLASSICS
Previous in series: 07 September 1995
09 Sep 1995 19:33-21:30 (RADIO 2)
Recorded on 1995-05-27.
This week's Afternoon on 3 features the Ulster Orchestra in concert, with both live and recorded material, focusing on specific countries.
Today Louise Fryer showcases some of the Ulster Orchestra's most recent recordings, with the spotlight on American repertoire, conducted by the Orchestra's Principal Conductor, JoAnn Falletta. The line-up includes works by Copland, Barber and John Adams, together with a performance of David Diamond's Romeo and Juliette, written in 1947.
Copland: Music for Theatre
JoAnn Falletta (conductor)
Copland: Appalachian Spring
Barber: Knoxville Summer of 1915
Jane Irwin (soprano)
JoAnn Faletta (conductor)
David Diamond: Romeo and Juliet (1947 version)
Barber: Medea Ballet Music, Op.23
Live at the Ulster Hall in Belfast, the Ulster Orchestra and conductor Rumon Gamba perform music by Grieg and Mendelssohn, introduced from the stage by John Toal. Rumon Gamba conducts, and Radio 3 New Generation Artist Christian Ihle Hadland is the soloist in Piano Concerto by his Norwegian compatriot Grieg.
Plus more of the Ulster Orchestra's recent performances, presented by Katie Derham.
Grieg: Peer Gynt Suite No.1
Grieg: Piano Concerto in A minor
Christian Ihle Hadland (piano),
Rumon Gamba (conductor).
Britten: Four Sea Interludes, from Peter Grimes
Steuart Bedford (conductor).
Mendelssohn: Symphony No.4 in A major (Italian)
Stravinsky: Danses Concertantes
Pascal Rophe (conductor).
The Ulster Orchestra round off their week-long residency on Afternoon on 3, with a special focus on British repertoire. Louise Fryer introduces music by Elgar, Stanford, Vaughan Williams and his teacher in 1896-7, Max Bruch; together with contemporary works by James MacMillan and Piers Hellawell.
Elgar: Froissart Overture
Howard Shelley (conductor)
James MacMillan: The Confession of Isobel Gowdie
James MacMillan (conductor)
Vaughan Williams: Fantasia on a Theme of Thomas Tallis
Bruch: Violin Concerto No.1 in G minor, Op.26
Tai Murray (violin)
Piers Hellawell: Agricolas
Takuo Yuasa (conductor)
Stanford: Symphony No.7