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Episode 4

Presented by Penny Gore. Dvorak: Scherzo Capriccioso. Bach: Suite, BWV1068. Bernstein: Chichester Psalms. Britten: Hymn to St Cecilia. Adams: Doctor Atomic Symphony.

Iconic works of the 20th century feature in this final visit to the New World in the spirit of the Dvorak with a performance of Bernstein's great choral masterpiece, the Chichester Psalms and Britten's Hymn to St Cecilia, penned whilst in the USA during World War II. While Adams's symphonic arrangement of his most recent opera 'Doctor Atomic' brings the themes of contemporary 21st century into the concert hall.

2 hours, 30 minutes

Last on

Fri 20 May 2011 14:00

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Music Played

  • Antonín Dvořák

    Scherzo Capriccioso

    Orchestra: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra Conductor: Stefan Solyom

  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Suite for orchestra No 3 in D Major (BWV 1068)

    Orchestra: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra Conductor: Nicholas Kraemer

  • Leonard Bernstein

    Chichester Psalms

    Orchestra: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra Performer: National Youth Choir of Scotland Performer: National Youth Choir of Great Britain Performer: Rodolfus Choir C Onductor: Martin Brabbins

  • Benjamin Britten

    Hymn to St Cecilia

    Performer: BBC Singers Performer: Margaret Feaviour (soprano) Performer: Olivia Robinson (soprano) Performer: Jacqueline Fox (alto) Performer: Andrew Murgatroyd (tenor) Performer: Stephen Charlesworth (bass) C Onductor: Stephen Cleobury

  • Adams

    Doctor Atomic Symphony

    Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales Conductor: Edwin Outwater