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Programme Catalogue - Details: 07 September 199519950907

Producer: T BLACK

Next in series: A SHAKESPEARE GALA

Previous in series: 24 August 1995

Broadcast history

07 Sep 1995 15:55-17:00 (RADIO 3)

Recorded on 1993-10-19.

Programme Catalogue - Details: A Shakespeare Gala19950909

Producer: T.

BLACK

Next in series: CASTLEWARD CLASSICS

Previous in series: 07 September 1995

Broadcast history

09 Sep 1995 19:33-21:30 (RADIO 2)

Recorded on 1995-05-27.

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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

Ulster Orchestra

JoAnn Falletta (conductor)

c. 2.25pm

Copland: Appalachian Spring

c. 2.50pm

Barber: Knoxville Summer of 1915

Jane Irwin (soprano)

JoAnn Faletta (conductor)

c. 3.15pm

David Diamond: Romeo and Juliet (1947 version)

c. 3.40pm

Adams:Shaker Loops

c. 4pm

Barber: Medea Ballet Music, Op.23

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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.

LIVE

Grieg: Peer Gynt Suite No.1

Grieg: Piano Concerto in A minor

Christian Ihle Hadland (piano),

Ulster Orchestra,

Rumon Gamba (conductor).

2.50pm Interval

Britten: Four Sea Interludes, from Peter Grimes

Steuart Bedford (conductor).

3.10pm

Mendelssohn: Symphony No.4 in A major (Italian)

4pm

Stravinsky: Danses Concertantes

Pascal Rophe (conductor).

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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

Ulster Orchestra

Howard Shelley (conductor)

c.2.15pm

James MacMillan: The Confession of Isobel Gowdie

James MacMillan (conductor)

c.2.45pm

Vaughan Williams: Fantasia on a Theme of Thomas Tallis

c.3pm

Bruch: Violin Concerto No.1 in G minor, Op.26

Tai Murray (violin)

c.3.25pm

Piers Hellawell: Agricolas

Takuo Yuasa (conductor)

c.3.45pm

Stanford: Symphony No.7