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1 hour, 25 minutes
First broadcast:
Wednesday 05 December 2012

Live from the Barbican Hall in London.

Presented by Martin Handley

The Queen's Medal for Music has been presented annually since 2005. The 2012 award will be announced at this LSO concert, conducted by Robin Ticciati. An LSO commission opens the programme, a Fanfare by Peter Maxwell Davies, in its world premiere performance. The orchestra is joined by Maxim Vengerov for Tchaikovsky's virtuosic masterpiece for the violin.

The award will be presented after the interval, followed by one of the best-known and well-loved works in the English repertoire: Elgar's Enigma Variations.

Elgar: Enigma Variations

Maxim Vengerov (violin)
London Symphony Orchestra
conductor Robin Ticciati.

Music Played

15 items
Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes
  • LSO part 1

    • Image for Dudley BRIGHT

      Dudley BRIGHT Entry Fanfare

      Conductor: Timothy REDMOND Performer: London S O. Performer: LONDON S O. On Track Players

    • Image for Anon.

      Anon. Anon. - The National anthem

      Conductor: Timothy REDMOND Performer: London S O. Performer: LONDON S O. On Track Players

    • Image for Sir Peter Maxwell Davies

      Sir Peter Maxwell Davies Fanfare – Her Majesty's Welcome

      Conductor: Timothy REDMOND Performer: London S O. Performer: LONDON S O. On Track Players

    • Image for Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

      Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky Concerto in D major Op.35 for violin and orchestra

      Conductor: Robin TICCIATI Performer: Maxim VENGEROV - Violin Performer: London S O.

    • Image for Johann Sebastian Bach

      Johann Sebastian Bach Adagio from Sonata no. 1 in G minor BWV.1001 for violin solo

      Performer: Maxim VENGEROV - Violin

  • Post interval

    • Image for Bedrich Smetana

      Bedrich Smetana The Bartered bride - opera B.143 vers. definitive in 3 acts

      Conductor: Charles MACKERRAS Performer: LONDON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA - Promoter

      MERCURY, 434-352-2

  • Queen's Medal for Music Winners' Film

    • Image for Anna Meredith

      Anna Meredith Hands Free for orchestra

      Performer: National Youth Orchestra Of Gt Britain

    • Image for George Frideric Handel

      George Frideric Handel Chorus: And the Glory of the Lord from Messiah

      Conductor: Charles MACKERRAS Performer: BBC Northern S O Performer: Huddersfield Choral Society

    • Image for William Stanley Gwynn Williams

      William Stanley Gwynn Williams My little Welsh home

      Conductor: Jiri BELOHLAVEK Performer: Bryn TERFEL - Baritone Performer: BBC S O.

    • Image for Judith Weir

      Judith Weir Stars, night, music and light for chorus and orchestra

      Conductor: Jiri BELOHLAVEK Performer: BBC S O. Performer: BBC Singers

    • Image for Traditional

      Traditional I Saw My Love Come Passing By Me

      Performer: Kathryn Tickell Band

    • Image for Antonio Vivaldi

      Antonio Vivaldi Nulla in mundo pax RV.630 for soprano and orchestra

      Conductor: Christopher HOGWOOD Performer: Emma KIRKBY - Soprano Performer: Academy Of Ancient Music

    • Image for Elliott Carter

      Elliott Carter Concerto for oboe and orchestra

      Conductor: Jiri BELOHLAVEK Performer: Nicholas DANIEL - Oboe Performer: BBC S O.

    • Image for Benjamin Britten

      Benjamin Britten The Young person's guide to the orchestra Op.34 (Variations and fugue on a theme of Purcel

      Conductor: Colin DAVIS Performer: London S O.

  • LSO part 2

    • Image for Edward Elgar

      Edward Elgar Variations on an original theme ('Enigma') Op.36 for orchestra

      Conductor: Robin TICCIATI Performer: London S O.


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