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Episode 3

Afternoon on 3, Song and Dance Episode 3 of 5

2 hours
First broadcast:
Wednesday 17 March 2010

Live from BBC Hoddinott Hall, Cardiff
Californian conductor Edwin Outwater makes a welcome return to the BBC National Orchestra of Wales to conduct Barber's Symphony no. 1 and John Adams's Dr Atomic Symphony, based on material from his opera of the same name about the testing of the first atomic bomb. Soloist Nicolas Hodges joins the orchestra in Unsuk Chin's Piano Concerto. Presented by Elin Manahan Thomas.
Plus Penny Gore presents more from the versatile BBC Concert Orchestra.

BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Edwin Outwater (conductor)

Barber: Symphony no. 1

Adams: Dr. Atomic Symphony

Interval, including:
Copland: Clarinet Concerto
Robert Plane (clarinet)
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Eric Stern (conductor)

Unsuk Chin: Piano Concerto (BBC NOW commission)
Nicolas Hodges (piano)

Farnon: Music from Captain Horatio Hornblower RN
BBC Concert Orchestra
John Wilson (conductor).



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