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Episode 2

Music conducted by Richard Hickox. Grainger: The Warriors. Holst: The Hymn of Jesus. Lennox Berkeley: Four Poems of St Teresa of Avila. Michael Berkeley: Concerto for orchestra.

Penny Gore presents a series of programmes in tribute to conductor Richard Hickox.

Featuring music by Michael Berkeley, who was composer-in-association with the BBC National Orchestra of Wales during Richard's tenure as well as mezzo-soprano Pamela Helen Stephen, Hickox's widow.

Grainger: The Warriors
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Richard Hickox (conductor)

Holst: The Hymn of Jesus
Bach Choir
Choir of St Paul's Cathedral
BBC National Chorus and Orchestra of Wales
Richard Hickox (conductor)

3.10pm
Lennox Berkeley: Four Poems of St Teresa of Avila
Catherine Wyn-Rogers (mezzo-soprano)
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Richard Hickox (conductor)

Michael Berkeley: Concerto for orchestra
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Richard Hickox (conductor)

3.50pm
Mendelssohn: Symphony No 2 (Lobgesang)
Veronique Gens (soprano)
Pamela Helen-Stephen (mezzo-soprano)
Robert Tear (tenor)
BBC National Chorus and Orchestra of Wales
Richard Hickox (conductor).

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