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Listen Up - Festival of Orchestras 2004Making Music and ABO
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Listen to concert broadcast on Radio 3 from the Listen Up! Festival of Orchestras.
30/10/2006 - from the Philharmonic Hall, Liverpool
ADAMS: A Short Ride in a Fast Machine
TALBOT: Trumpet Concerto
BERLIOZ: Symphonie Fantastique

Alison Balsom trumpet
Joann Faletta conductor
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
31/10/2006 - from Ipswich Corn Exchange
ELGAR: Introduction and Allegro
MOZART: Piano Concerto No.27
BRITTEN: Sinfonietta
BEETHOVEN: Symphony No.8

Kathryn Stott piano
Douglas Boyd conductor
City of London Sinfonia

1/11/2006 - from the Wigmore Hall, London
HANDEL: Organ Concerto in G minor
TELEMANN: Concerto a 7 in F
HANDEL: Organ Concerto in B flat
HANDEL: Organ Concerto in F
TELEMANN: Concerto a 7 in A
BACH: Brandenburg Concerto No.4 in G

Richard Egarr director from the keyboard
Academy of Ancient Music

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2/11/2006 - from Cheltenham Town Hall
WALTON: Spitfire Prelude and Fugue
FINZI: Clarinet Concerto
VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: Symphony No.5

Robert Plane clarinet
James Judd conductor
BBC National Orchestra of Wales

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3/11/2006 - from Nottingham
MOZART: Divertimento K.136
DUDDELL: Snowblind
MARIC: Lifetimes
TCHAIKOVSKY: Serenade for Strings

Viva
Benedict Holland director

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29/09/2006 - from the Barbican Hall, London
DVORAK Suite in A major op 98b
DOVE: Hojoki: An account of my Hut
BEETHOVEN: Symphony No.3 Eroica

David Daniels countertenor
Jiří Bělohlávek conductor
BBC Symphony Orchestra

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30/09/2006 - from the Millennium Centre, Cardiff
MONTEVERDI Il ritorno d'Ulisse in patria

Welsh National Opera

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1/10/2006
THE CHOIR - Amateur Choirs

Including adopt a composer (Making Music), and the choir as an orchestral instrument.
2/10/2006 - from the Barbican Hall, London
STEVE REICH 70TH BIRTHDAY CONCERT
REICH: Three Movements
STRAVINSKY: The Rite of Spring
REICH arr. Alan Pierson: Desert Music

Xian Zhang conductor
London Symphony Orchestra

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3/10/2006
LISTEN UP!
Amateur Orchestras Showcase

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4/10/2006 - Live from Poole Arts Centre
MCNEFF: Echoes & Reflections
BRITTEN: Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra
RAVEL: Piano Concerto in D major
SHOSTAKOVICH: Symphony No.5

François-Frédéric Guy piano
Yan Pascal Tortelier conductor
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra

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5/10/2006 - From City Halls, Glasgow
STEVE MARTLAND: Babi Yar
STEVE MARTLAND Plaint (world premiere)
STEVE MARTLAND Kick, Beat the Retreat, Thistle of Scotland and Horses of Instruction*

Jurjen Hempel conductor
Steve Martland Band*
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra

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6/10/2006 - from Aberdeen
SMETANA: Vltava
BRITTEN: Four Sea Interludes
OLIVER KNUSSEN: The Way to Castle Yonder (tbc)
DVORAK: Cello Concerto

Han-Na Chang cello
Stephane Deneve conductor
Royal Scottish National Orchestra

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7/10/2006 - Live from The Theatre Royal, Leeds
VERDI Rigoletto

Martin André conductor Opera North

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8/10/2006 - from Symphony Hall, Birmingham
ELGAR: The Kingdom

Sakari Oramo conductor
Lisa Milne soprano
Catherine Wyn-Rogers mezzo-soprano
Anthony Dean Griffey tenor
James Rutherford baritone
City of Birmingham Symphony Chorus
City of Birmingham Choir
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra

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9/10/2006 - the Barbican Hall, London
REICH: Tehellim
BARTOK: Music for Strings, Percussion and Celeste
REICH: You Are (Variations)

Stefan Asbury conductor
BBC Symphony Orchestra

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10/10/2006 - The Queen's Hall, Edinburgh.
BACH: Ricercare from 'A Musical Offering BWV 1079'
HINDEMITH: 5 Pieces
BEAMISH: Under the Wing of the Rock
BACH: Brandenburg Concerto No.6
TCHAIKOVSKY Souvenirs of Florence

Jonathan Morton director/violin/viola Lawrence Power viola
Scottish Ensemble

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11/10/2006 - from the Brighton Dome
IVES: Central Park in the Dark
BUTLER: Piano Concertino
RAVEL: Ma Mere l'Oye Suite
SAINT-SAENS: Carnival of the Animals

Martin Butler piano
Barry Wordsworth conductor
Brighton Philharmonic Orchestra

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12/10/2006 - from the Turner Sims Concert Hall in Southampton
MICHAEL OMER: The Rages of the Ages (world premiere)
MOZART: Piano Concerto no. 12 K414
BRITTEN: Young Apollo
MOZART: Symphony no. 39 K543

Steven Osborne piano
Alexander Shelley conductor
London Mozart Players

13/10/2006 - from the Queen Elizabeth Hall, London
ELGAR: In the South (Alassio)
PIERS HELLAWELL: Cors de Chasse (London Premiere)
WALTON: Violin Concerto
ElGAR: Cockaigne Overture

Philharmonia Orchestra
Martyn Brabbins (conductor)
Hakan Hardenberger (trumpet)
Jonas Bylund (trombone)
Matthew Trusler (violin)

15/10/2006 - from St Paul's Cathedral in London
BRAHMS: Variations on a Theme by Haydn;
A German Requiem

Janice Watson (soprano)
Alastair Miles (baritone)
London Philharmonic Choir and Orchestra
Kurt Masur (conductor)

16/10/2006 - from Windsor Arts Centre
BARBER: Knoxville - Summer of 1915
MOZART: Piano Concerto No 23
Richard Rodney BENNETT: Nocturnes
BERNSTEIN: Serenade for Violin

Measha Brueggergosman (soprano)
Stephanie Gonley (violin)
Simon Crawford-Phillips (piano)
English Chamber Orchestra
Roy Goodman (conductor)

17/10/2006
HANDEL: Messiah - overture;
Concerto grosso in D, Op 6 No 5;
Where'er you walk (Semele);
Waft her angels (Jephtha);
Concerto grosso in C, HWV318 (Alexander's Feast);
Ariodante - Overture, Scherza Infida, Sinfonia to Act III and Dopo Notte


Ian Bostridge (tenor)
Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment
Harry Bicket (conductor)

18/10/2006
ANDREW POPPY: 32 Frames for Orchestra
GAVIN BRYARS: Jesus' Blood Never Failed Me Yet
HOWARD SKEMPTON: Lento
GRAHAM FITKIN: Huoah
JOHN TAVERNER: Tears of the Angels
MICHAEL NYMAN: L'orgie parisienne

Mary Carewe (soprano)
Cynthia Fleming (violin)
BBC Concert Orchestra
Charles Hazlewood (conductor)

19/10/2006 - from Glasgow
SCHUMANN/ADORNO: Piano Pieces
WEIR: Heroic Strokes of the Bow
NEILSEN: Clarinet Concerto
DUTILLEUX: Mystere de l'Instant

Maximiliano Martin clarinet
André de Ridder conductor
Scottish Chamber Orchestra

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20/10/2006 - from the Sage, Gateshead
MAXWELL DAVIES Military March
MAXWELL DAVIES Mishkenot
MAXWELL DAVIES Dances from`The Two Fiddlers'
MAXWELL DAVIES Kettletoft Inn
MAXWELL DAVIES Crossing King's Reach
MAXWELL DAVIES A Mirror of Whitening Light

Gary Walker conductor
Northern Sinfonia

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21/10/2006 - from Dorchester Abbey
HOLST Walt Whitman Overture
VAUGHAN WILLIAMS Norfolk Rhapsody No 1
BRIDGE Oration*
HOLST Invocation*
SULLIVAN Symphony in E "Irish"

Julian LLoyd-Webber cello*
David (Matthias) Lloyd-Jones conductor
BBC Concert Orchestra
22/10/2006 - from the Bridgewater Hall, Manchester
KODALY: Psalmus Hungaricus
BEETHOVEN: Symphony No.9 (Choral)

Orla Boylan soprano
Anna Burford mezzo-soprano
Stefan Margita tenor
Neal Davies bass
Mark Elder conductor
Hallé Choir
Hallé Orchestra

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23/10/2006 - from Birmingham
OLIVER KNUSSEN Trumpets*
WEBERN Symphony Op 21
LUKE BEDFORD Or voit tout en aventure*
COLIN MATTHEWS through the glass (BCMG Sound Investment commission 1994)
WEBERN Five Pieces Op 10
OLIVER KNUSSEN Requiem Songs for Sue (UK Premiere)*

Oliver Knussen Conductor
Claire Booth soprano*
Birmingham Contemporary Music Group

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24/10/2006 - from the Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester
BARTOK: Divertimento
BRITTEN: Serenade for tenor, horn and strings
BEETHOVEN arr.COLIN DAVIS: Quartet Op.131

James Gilchrist tenor
Douglas Boyd conductor
Manchester Camerata

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25/10/2006 - from Belfast
HARTY: A Comedy Overture
PHILIP HAMMOND: While the Sun Shines
STANFORD: Irish Rhapsody No.5
DEIRDRE GRIBBIN: Goliath

Colin Currie percussion
Ulster Orchestra

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26/10/2006 - from Snape Maltings
RAVEL Mother Goose Suite
SIBELIUS Scene with Cranes
MICHAEL ZEV GORDON Oboe Concerto: The Fabric of Dreams
VAUGHAN WILLIAMS The Lark Ascending
MOZART Symphony No.41 'Jupiter'

Alina Ibragimova violin
Nicholas Daniel oboe
Paul Watkins conductor
Britten Sinfonia

27/10/2006 - from the Bridgewater Hall, Manchester
BRAHMS: Variations on the Saint Anthony Chorale
WALTON: Variations on a theme of Hindemith
RACHMANINOV: Rhapsody on a theme of Paganini
ELGAR: Enigma Variations

Vassily Sinaisky conductor
BBC Philharmonic

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28/10/2006 - from the Coliseum, London
JANACEK: Jenufa

English National Opera

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29/10/2006 - from the Royal Albert Hall, London
BERLIOZ: Grande Messe des Morts

Andrew Kennedy tenor
Brian Wright conductor
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

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