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Halle Orchestra/Mark Elder

Petroc Trelawny introduces a concert given by the Halle Orchestra under conductor Mark Elder in Manchester's Bridgewater Hall. They perform Vaughan Williams's A Pastoral Symphony, an elegy for the dead of the First World War, Mozart's late Piano Concerto No 22, followed by another war-themed piece, Strauss's Metamorphosen, a work for 23 solo strings mourning the destruction of Germany in the Second World War.

Nadine Livingston (soprano)
Cedric Tiberghien (piano)
Halle Orchestra
Mark Elder (conductor)

Vaughan Williams: A Pastoral Symphony
Mozart: Piano Concerto No 22 in E flat, K482
Strauss: Metamorphosen

Plus Composing Today: Nominations from the 2008 British Composer Awards in the sonic art category by Ed Hughes, Terry Mann and Janek Schaefer.

Patrick Nunn: Transilient Fragments
Maria Oldak (violin)
James Baillieu (piano)

Judith Bingham: Fantasia (from The Lost Works Of Paganini series)
Peter Sheppard Skaerved (violin)

Jonathan Pitkin: Con spirito
Kerry Young (live piano)
+ disklavier

Terry Mann: Piece II: Childhood (from The Bells of Paradise)
Bells linked by recorded environmental sounds

Ed Hughes: Auditorium
Sussex Downs Youth Orchestra
Film Sountrack [middle bit]

Janek Schaeffer: Vinyl PianoTrio (from Extended Play)
Michael Jennings (piano)
Simon Hewitt Jones (Violin)
Thomas Hewitt Jones (cello)

Release date:

2 hours, 15 minutes

Last on

Tue 2 Dec 2008 19:00