Jennifer Johnston on Mahler's Symphony No.2
- Richard Blackford b.1954
The Great Animal Orchestra
- Gustav Holst 1874–1934
The Planets The Planets Also known as: The Planets, Op 32
- BBC National Orchestra of Wales
- Martyn Brabbins Conductor
Cheltenham Festival - The Planets
The Orchestra performs Holst's The Planets as part of the Cheltenham Festival.
Richard Blackford’s The Great Animal Orchestra is inspired by the work of American environmentalist and soundscape recordist Bernie Krause. This five movement symphony combines live orchestra with Krause’s recordings from around the world – including the Sumatran rainforest, American Pacific tree frogs, African elephants and gorillas, and a range of exotic, South American birds.
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