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29 July 2008

Tuesday 29 July 2008 14:00-17:00 (Radio 3)

Presented by Jonathan Swain.

2.00pm BBC Proms 2008

Another chance to hear Friday's Prom, with a programme that concentrates on colour, both orchestral and visual, and includes the first Proms premiere of 2008, by Simon Holt, recently appointed 'Composer in Association' with the BBC National Orchestra of Wales. There is also Debussy's Nocturnes, his impressionist response to paintings by Whistler, portraying sky, sea and dazzling festivities, as well as Mussorgsky's Pictures at an Exhibition, with orchestrations by Ravel.

Duration:

3 hours

Playlist:

Cantamus Girls' Choir
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Thierry Fischer (conductor)

Debussy: Nocturnes
Simon Holt: Troubled Light (BBC commission - world premiere)
Mussorgsky, orch. Ravel: Pitcures at an Exhibition

3.35pm Chamber Music

Messiaen: Vingts Regards Nos 11-20
Joanna MacGregor (piano)

Faure: Melodies, Op 58
Joan Rodgers (soprano)
Christopher Glynn (piano)




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