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Katie Derham introduces the BBC National Orchestra of Wales and the BBC Concert Orchestra in concert performances and recordings. Today features a concert given by the BBC Concert Orchestra in the Queen Elizabeth Hall last month, for which they were joined by folk group A Hawk and a Hacksaw to celebrate the folk cultures of Eastern Europe in music by Ligeti and Bartok. Plus music from a concert given by the BBC National Orchestra of Wales in St David's Hall, Cardiff last month featuring Tavener's Requiem with soloists Elin Manahan Thomas and Nicholas Mulroy.

Presented by Katie Derham

2pm
Bantock: The Frogs - overture Op.102 vers. for orchestra
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Rumon Gamba (conductor)

c.2.05pm
Ligeti: Romanian Concerto for orchestra
Bartok Three Village Scenes
c.2.55pm
Bartok: Music for strings, percussion and celeste
BBC Concert Orchestra
André de Ridder (conductor)

Sullivan: Macbeth - incidental music
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Rumon Gamba (conductor)

c.3.50pm
Tavener: Requiem
Elin Manahan Thomas (soprano)
Nicholas Mulroy (tenor)
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
David Atherton (conductor).

Release date:

2 hours, 30 minutes

Last on

Fri 6 Jun 2014 14:00