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Episode 3

2 hours, 30 minutes
First broadcast:
Friday 22 June 2012

Katie Derham concludes her week of Afternoon on 3 showcasing recent performances by the Ulster Orchestra, with a special focus on concertos featuring Radio 3 New Generation Artists, past and present, and music by Mendelssohn.

Today's programme begins with a one-hour concert recorded yesterday at the Ulster Hall in Belfast: Rumon Gamba conducts the Ulster Orchestra in music by Ives, MacDowell and Vaughan Williams - his 1924 Concerto in D Minor (Concerto Accademico), with the Orchestra's leader, Tamas Kocsis, as soloist. The concert is introduced by John Toal.

Ives: The Unanswered Question
Ulster Orchestra,
Rumon Gamba (conductor).

Vaughan Williams: Concerto in D minor (Concerto Accademico)
Tamas Kocsis (violin),
Ulster Orchestra,
Rumon Gamba (conductor).

MacDowell: Suite No. 1
Ulster Orchestra,
Rumon Gamba (conductor).

Horatio Parker: Organ Concerto
Colm Carey (organ),
Ulster Orchestra,
Nicholas Braithwaite (conductor).

Copland: Rodeo
Ulster Orchestra,
Dima Slobodeniouk (conductor).

Mendelssohn: March of the War Priests, from Athalia
Ulster Orchestra,
Kenneth Montgomery (conductor).

Mozart: Piano Concerto No.23 in A major
Paul Lewis (piano),
Ulster Orchestra,
Dima Slobodeniouk (conductor).


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